The Memoir of a Southern Cameroonian
Publication Year: 2013
Published by: African Books Collective
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Title Page, Copyright, Dedication
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...and integrity. This venture is not about him, yet that is what it on the situation and time in history. This also applies to “La ...
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...gendarmes and “uniform brutality,” divide and rule, and the heavily dense cloud, signs that the rain was far from over. Yet effect in the nostrils. This was my favorite season, unlike the dry season with all that dryness, heat, and humidity in the air, The dryness is what I dread for it makes it difficult for one to ...
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...coming, wait for it to go past, then begin all over again,” both for school. My father recited this refrain just before he left for distance repeated the safety mantra just before she let me off, the location of a lone petrol filling station at a point of the presidential visit at that spot in Buea sometime in the ‘60s. ...
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Cameroon. We heard of the “dangerously notorious” political attacking innocent civilians going about their daily affairs, for we waited until when classes were on recess, or just at the end of potential encounters with “terrorists” in the bushes. We from tree to tree tasting the fruits in search of trees with very ...
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...was “Umpire Day,” as we called it, an aberration of “Empire we were told. This was the time in life one was also struggling “Standard One”; it was said that one was a higher grade than warder was always seen at the tail end of the file as they were parents. They told us what we could not do: “Do not tell lies ...
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...another. To do this, the potential traveler had, in advance, to track “Powercam,” celebrating the coming of electricity into nurses’ aides, nurses, nursing sisters, and doctors, they also official sitting in a room and attending to patients through an along with the patient’s personal information: address, date of ...
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...keep Nigeria one is a task that must be done.” On the Biafran internal vigilance, Biafra be vigilant!” Who did not know the political victory for Ahidjo, a coup d’état in other words, and sterilization, at the very least, or annihilation in the extreme, of Ahidjo’s political rivals and avowed opponents, especially ...
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...outside. Just then, another round of banging started. It was as listen to the police man shouting angrily in French at her; not past in a single file and I identified the offender. I never knew reported this scoundrel to the disciplinary unit, that is if they that the colonial cultures we inherited are vastly different is to ...
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...scholar, Bate Bessong, declared us “beasts of no nation.” We very least. This latter group thinks we ought to stay and fight privately owned, while the rest of the population is willing to cannot eradicate or destroy at once. If not for the fact that for “motherland” had rejected, to benefit from a tried Southern ...
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...of silence that said a lot more than had it been otherwise. But nation. If listening to these theories and doctrines was all it Typical of La République’s military, even after over a month known locally, sold vegetables, fruits, and the rest, while men are on the streets.” It was a different soldier, short and stout ...
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...apparently half-heartedly tossed several tear gas canisters far man just as another tossed a flaming tyre onto Alhadji’s roof. Democratic Front Party for sending “vandals” to attack them; when I got there. On his torso stood the carefully crafted clay public facilities were destroyed. Mr. Ncho’s building had been ...
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...“traitor,” and the people use it in this manner all the time. and shaking their heads in disbelief. This is still the reaction in together as one people to claim their stolen victory. They left Fru Ndi put his life on the line, I would have fallen for these stories, yet the stories are still making rounds leaving most of ...
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Page Count: 168
Publication Year: 2013