Items filtered by date: February 2018

Season 1 Episode 9

The Foumban Constitutional Conference of July 1961 during which Southern Cameroons and the Republic of Cameroun negotiated a federal constitution remains shrouded in mystery. It is mistakenly considered the first and final constitutional conference and one in which an agreement was signed.

Coming August 2020

Season 1 Episode 8

April 21, 1961 remains one of the most important dates in the history of Southern Cameroons, the date on which the United Nations adoped a resolution for the independence of Southern Cameroons. 

Coming July 2020

Season 1 Episode 7

The results of the February 11th, 1961 plebiscite are often quoted as the freely expressed wishes of the people of Southern Cameroons. This episode peels back the onion and examines the plebiscite in more detail.

Coming May 2020

Season 1 Episode 6

1960 represents the United Kingdom's year of back-channel negotiations and covert chess-game moves, all designed to block Southern Cameroons from advocating the "3rd question" on the plebiscite: that of unconditional independence


Season 1 Episode 5

Southern Cameroons soul-searches for the 'two' questions that they must present at the 14th session of the UN General Assembly. Ultimately however, the wishes of the people are trumped by a maneuver that puts the territory on a perilous path.



Movie trailer introducing the series on Southern Cameroons / Ambazonia


Season 1 Episode 4

1959 marks a turning point in the history of the Cameroons, a year mired by gridlock at the UN and maneuvering by the Administering Authority to protect its interests at the expense of Southern Cameroons


Season 1 Episode 3

The years 1954-1958 witness the maturity of the political landscape in Southern Cameroons as it prepared towards achieving the objectives of Article 76b of the UN Charter.


Season 1 Episode 2

Debunking the myth that Southern Cameroons was poor, this episode delves into the finances and statistics of the territory prior to the big debates on its future.


Season 1 Episode 1

A brief history of Southern Cameroons / Ambazonia from early 1900s to 1954, describing British and French mandate and trusteeship periods of administration under the League of Nations and the United Nations, the rise of a political class in the persons of Endeley, Mbile, Foncha, Muna, Kale and others, the journey through the Eastern Region of Nigeria to the creation of the first quasi-regional government of Southern Cameroons in Buea in 1954


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