By Mark Dike DeLancey, Rebecca Mbuh, Mark W. Delancey
Cameroon is a rustic endowed with a number of climates and agricultural environments, a variety of minerals, mammoth forests, and a dynamic inhabitants. it's a nation that are meant to be a pacesetter of Africa. as a substitute, we discover a rustic virtually paralyzed by means of corruption and terrible administration, a rustic with a low existence expectancy and critical illnesses, and a rustic from which the main proficient and hugely expert participants of the inhabitants are emigrating in huge numbers. even if Cameroon has made fiscal development considering that independence, it has now not been in a position to switch the based nature of its financial system. the commercial state of affairs mixed with the dismal list of its political background, point out that clients for political balance, justice, and prosperity are dimmer than they've been for many of the country's self sustaining existence.The fourth variation of the old Dictionary of the Republic of Cameroon has been up to date to mirror advances within the research of Cameroon's historical past in addition to to supply assurance of the years because the final variation. It relates the turbulent historical past of Cameroon via a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and over six hundred cross-referenced dictionary entries on major people, occasions, areas, firms, and different facets of Cameroon historical past from the earliest occasions to the current.