A German protectorate from 1884 until 1916, it was subsequently administered by France and then by Britain as a League of Nations (later United Nations) trusteeship. In 1960, the French part became an independent republic and was joined in 1961 by part of British Cameroon; the remainder became part of Nigeria. Cameroon became a member of the Commonwealth of Nations in 1995
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- Everything I've read says the Cameroonians are good and decent folk.
- That's a good representation of Cameroonian football.
- The book's most vivid passage is a journey from the Cameroonian capital, Douala, to the mountainous interior, accompanying a truck loaded with Guinness.
Definition of Cameroon in:
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