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Culture: Nkwen History Book "Nkwenberee" Launch date, venue announced

By Bakah Derick  The date for the launching of the first ever history book on the Nkwen people has been announced. According to an invitation which has a copy, the launch of "Nkwenberee" authored by Muma Azehfor III will take place on Friday 22 July 2022 at the Nkwen Fon's Palace.  Patronised by HRH Fon Azehfor III and Fongu Cletus Tanwe Mayor of Bamenda III, Nkwenberee according to the author seeks to bring to light that which is hidden in the story of the Nkwen People.  "Following diverse opinions in analysing our cultural and traditional norms, couple with the fact that most people present issues for their personal benefits, I took upon my self within this 8 years as Muma Nfor to assemble some facts that can guide Nkwen people and reduce the level of discrepancies that always arose during certain events. I have put this in a document titled "Nkwenbere; An exposition of the cultural and traditional Norms of the Nkwen People&qu

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