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Cameroon

Republic on the Bight of Biafra SE of Nigeria with its capital at Yaounde. In its early history the region witnessed many migrations and invasions. Slave trading followed the arrival of the Portuguese in 1472. In the 19th century the British established commercial hegemony over the coastal area, but were later supplanted by the Germans. Germany’s territory was occupied during World War I by France and Britain, and in 1919 the area was divided into French and British zones. The French zone became independent on January 1, 1960, with Ahmadou Ahidjo as president. In 1961 the northern section of the British zone united with Nigeria and the southern section joined the independent Cameroon. In 1972 the two zones became a united state with Ahidjo as president. In 1982, Ahidjo resigned in favor of Paul Biya who has continued to rule the country through 2005. In the 1990s there was conflict between Cameroon and Nigeria over the oil-rich Bakassi Peninsula in the Gulf of Guinea, with fighting occurring in 1994 and 1997. In 2002, the International Court of Justice awarded the Bakassi Peninsula to Cameroon, but Nigeria delayed implementing the decision.


     

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festival of culture in santo domingo

In Santo Domingo for the second time in the last two years will host the festival under the name of Santo Domingo Colonial. Will host this event from 22 to 24 November. ... read more

unusual lighting history in tampere

Every year for the last 48 years on the territory of the city of Tampere happen "festival of lights". During these days all city streets and buildings make out the bright colored lights, which consis... read more

the first pan asian restaurant at the copacabana palace

In one of the most expensive hotels Rio de Janeiro called the Copacabana Palace in the near future will open a new restaurant rather exotic pan-Asian cuisine. To accommodate it on the seafront of Cop... read more

free wifi on the streets of tel aviv

The Internet is essential to modern man just as food, air and clothing, so the main attractions of the city government will organize free Wi-Fi zone, including in shopping malls. This practice is use... read more

china again drowned in the smog

In the Northern part of China there is a city called Harbin. The last few days, local residents feel unpleasant odors, not to mention the poor visibility on the roads. The fact that the city was cove... read more