10 Books by Cameroonians which Every Cameroonian should know/read

Better Breed Cameroon Journal

Here at Better Breed we aim to encourage and inspire Cameroonian youth to believe in their worth and ability to achieve. What better way to do so than give recognition to those who have achieved and are achieving. Tomorrow is World Book and Copyright Day, so we thought to have our very first Top Ten Tuesday. Here are the top ten classic books you should have read or at least know of as a literate Cameroonian.


  1. Because of Women by Mbela Sone Dipoko

This is rated R. If you are below the age of 18 please avoid this book. Because of Women published in 1968 is a signature work of the late Mr Dipoko who was known for his graphic sex scenes. The novel narrates the circumstances of a fisherman who has difficulty choosing between two potential wives, spoilt for choice and unable to reign himself in nor decipher between…

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Why I’m Marching: Helen N.

Families For Justice

As an immigrant to the U.S , it is easy for me and others like me to forget that the children we bear in this country ultimately are more American than we ever will be and are not immune from the judgments and prejudices which are proving so deadly for black folks around the country. I remember Tamir Rice and Aiyana Stanley-Jones, I remember Trayvon Martin and Rekia Boyd the many others whose deaths have been minimized and excused and justified, as further evidence of the disdain with which black lives are held in this country…and around the world. I am marching with Mothers For Justice on May 9th because I hope for an America and a world where black children can grow and thrive free from these burdens.

About a year ago, Brandon Stanton of Humans of New York posted this picture on his Facebook page.

What followed was a…

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qo year old in Primary school. Way to go Mama

This is what I’m talking about. Go Mama, Go!

De Braun Hill

This 90 Year old grandma is not joking She is back at school. Her reasons;


“I want to say to the children of the world, especially girls, that education will be your wealth, don’t look back and run to your father,” she said. “With education you can be whatever you want, a doctor, lawyer or a pilot.”

She walks miles to go to school with her great great grand kids. NOW THIS IS BADASS!!!!

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