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Cries of Yaoundé No 7

No. 7: Dylan

Dylan sells peanuts. Monday to Saturday, 8am to 8pm. He’s been doing it for two years. When he sets out in the morning, he’s balancing about 10kg of nuts on his head. He’ll walk all day until they’re sold. And he’s making good money. His costs are minimal: 60,00CFA (£83) goes into the sack of peanuts he buys from the wholesale distributor. The sack lasts a week and he makes 20,000 a day, or 120,000CFA (£166) for his six-day week. He clears 60,000 and plans to open his own shop in a couple of years

The minimum wage in the Cameroon is 36,270 CFA (£50) per month source:

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Art historian of eighteenth century British art writing a book about depictions of the French in English graphic satire. Interested in art, satire, ethnicity and identity

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