In Cameroon's Conflict-Ridden Regions, Duo Sings For Peace

What started as a struggle for equality and justice by citizens of southern Cameroon has spiraled into a full-blown crisis. Rebel groups seeking an end to what they consider domination of the anglophone south by the francophone north have taken up weapons against the government's security forces, causing hundreds to die while tens of thousands are forced from their homes. But two musicians are traveling through the volatile English-speaking regions in the hopes of ending the war with a guitar and songs to spread messages of peace.

  • Africa:   Duo Sings for Peace in Cameroon

    DW, 7 December 2018

    Two musicians are traveling through Cameroon's English speaking regions in the hope that their musical messages of peace will reach rebels and help end the secessionist conflict.… Read more »

From left, Emmanuel Bilashi and Lindfort Ci sing in Bamenda, Cameroon.

Violence between francophone state forces and English-speaking separatists has forced tens of thousands of Cameroonians to flee their homes.


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