Preface to The Sinking Ship: A Critical Analysis of Multiculturalism in Postcolonial Cameroon

The current political and social climate in Cameroon warrants a critical understanding of its formation, its processes and its ultimate future. This books gives you all of that!

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Kinship, Ritual and Oroko Existentialism

Among the Oroko (Balue), the death of a spouse when the couple is still young is an abomination. It is an ill omen for the living spouse which may haunt his/her entire life with respect to subsequent decisions to get married. When a man or woman dies, leaving a spouse who can still get married in the future, the bokpisi ritual is conducted to help the living spouse find another partner whenever it is necessary for him or her.