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Cameroon artists send out political message

Artists in Douala city, which is becoming art hub in region, use work to spread awareness of issues like corruption.

Last Modified: 06 May 2013 18:58
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Douala, one of Africa's most important port cities and Cameroon's commercial capital, has also been making a name for itself as the art hub of central Africa.

There is a rising trend of artists in Cameroon using their work to send political messages, including ones against corruption.

Al Jazeera's Nazanine Moshiri reports from Douala.

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