Tag Archives: Cameroon

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Aku•Ako Cameroonian Dolls Inspired by Japan

A bold mixture of Japanese, Cameroonian and Ghanian crafts, designer Noumbissi Constantin creates these adorable toys.
Culture is what links individuals to one another to create their identity. As a designer, I'm really interested in what Africa, Europe and Asia can teach me and I'm always amazed to notice that these different cultures have a … Continue Reading ››
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Last Kings of Africa

Alfred Weidinger search for the last surviving monarchs of Africa's grandest kingdoms, from Nigeria to Ghana, Zambia to Cameroon — and from the Ivory Coast to the Democratic Republic of Congo. Even today there are close to 200 tribal kings in Africa, vestiges of a former age – their ancient traditions preserved, their wisdom … Continue Reading ››
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Maternity in Cameroon

Photo essay by photographer Gabriele Galimberti. Galimberti's essay discusses the conditions mothers, children and health workers face in Cameroon. For the full essay check it out here.
Cameroon has an extremely high infant and child mortality rate: almost one out of eight children dies before reaching the fifth year of life. Children die for … Continue Reading ››