People in Cameroon’s capital, Yaounde, have been getting into the festive spirit since December started, with the multiple decorations and bright lights in the center of the city, Post Central.
Christmas is one of the most important days of the year in Cameroon. There is a large Christian population in the country,around 70% of the people are Christians so it’s a widely celebrated event throughout the nation
The Yaounde city council, has set the bar high this year as most junctions are beautifully decorated. The Christmas lights combined with a gala evening of music and entertainment as hundreds toured the park with thousands of twinkling stars.
44-year-old Teacher , Denis Mouano, said she wanted to put the challenges of the past year behind her and have fun. “This Christmas I’m really grateful to God that we finally saw the end of the year, despite the challenges, the ups and downs that we’ve experienced as a country, as a people. True cost of living has greatly increased but i still hold on to the christmas tradition together with my family and friends. It is a beautiful season”.