Skip to main content


Showing posts with the label Nkwen Village

Culture: History of the Nkwen People Documented in "Nkwenberee"

By Bakah Derick  News of the documentation of the history of Nkwen people in Mezam Division North West Region of Cameroon is already making rounds in the Fondom. According to sources close to the Nkwen Palace, a Book authored by the Second Adviser to the Fon of Nkwen Muma Azeh is expected to see the light of day before the month of July 2022 runs out. The Book according to the author traces the routes of the Nkwen people to pre-colonial times.  “Since the existence of Bafreng (German appellation for Nkwen), its history has remained largely Oral than Written. Efforts to assemble facts about the village met with little success as contrary views were presented by the interviewees. However, following deep consultations and presentatations of some artifacts and pictures of old by the palace authorities,  village elders and individuals who lived certain events, publications were able to be met by some researchers , particularly on certain aspects that constitute the existence of