Goethe Institute honors Cameroonian princess with top award
31 August 2021 | 6:58 am
Germany's Goethe Institute has awarded the Goethe Medal to Cameroon's Princess Marilyn Douala Manga Bell. She is being recognized for her artwork and says she wants to stimulate discussion about her country's history.
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