Monthly Blog/Vlog Posts Recording reality as a Cameroonian woman, Writer, Academic, Advocate, and Believer

Monique's Musings

January 28, 2019

“How is Home?” You Ask

Since returning home early last month, nearly all my conversations begin with the same recurrent question; how is Cameroon/home? Roughly eight weeks later, I still haven’t found […]
December 26, 2017

The MILEAD Experience

In 2015 I was selected as the MILEAD Fellow for Cameroon. The MILEAD Fellows Program is a year-long leadership development program designed to identify, develop and […]
May 23, 2017

Takeaways from ‘The Struggle’

I recently wrote a piece for This is Africa on the lessons my experience of living under the Internet ban left me with. You can read […]
August 25, 2016

My ‘Returnee Anniversary’: 15 Reasons I Love My Country

The day was 25thAugust 2001. I was less than three months shy of 12 years old, or as I often reminded people- I was a pre-teen. […]
August 27, 2015

Returning Home I: Redefining Patriotism

I’m going home!!! Just in case you missed the excitement, let me repeat myself: I’M GOING HOME!  *Insert wide smile here* Then here, insert a wobbly […]
July 9, 2015

Self-Trafficking, Modern Slavery or the Wrong sort of Bushfalling

Two years ago around this same month, I had a conversation with a friend. We had only recently met. She had just returned to Cameroon after […]
February 8, 2015

How do I love thee? Let me count the ways

Somehow, somewhere along the line of modern history February became the month of love. My musings are going with the trend. I was taught the different […]