Items filtered by date: June 2018

Season 1 Episode 11

May 20, the National Day of the Republic of Cameroun also represents a coup d'état that dismantled the federal government in favor of a unitary system of government in 1972. The Federation was the system of government that was agreed to, as a condition for Southern Cameroons joining the Republic of Cameroon in 1961.



Season 1 Episode 10

Following the creation of the Federation on October 1, 1961, Ahidjo switftly moved to override the Federal Constitution through un-ending State of Emergency declarations that would run through 1976 (15 years!). Under the guise of 'national unity', Ahidjo coerced the country to 'unify' under one national party leading to Ahidjo's decade of terror.

EP 10

Coming September 2020


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