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6 major problems of libraries in Cameroon

The problems that readers encounter when visiting libraries are legion and diverse: the lack of updating of the collection, the absence of online information on the collections, the absence of books on African realities, the lack of professional librarians, the bad faith of some readers and the commodification of reading services.

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Ibrahim Njoya, first comic book author in Africa and Cameroon.

Johanes Yerima was one of the most important artists of the Bamun kingdom, both under Sultan Njoya (1892-1933) and his son Seydou (1933-1992). The very first African « comic book » dates from 1932, produced by Yohanes Yerima, whom a critic considers to be the « true first Cameroonian and African comic book author in history » . To better understand its contribution, we place you in the historical context in which it has evolved.