Cameroon Anglophone Crisis: Bishop Nkuo Sharply Critical of American Sanctions
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Cameroon Anglophone Crisis: Bishop Nkuo Sharply Critical of American Sanctions

“I think there are people in the international community who can call all those involved in this matter to sit down and address the issues and come out with a solution. Everybody should be involved,” he added. The bishop also pointed to Blinken’s call for a dialogue without preconditions as inadequate. “What moves are we…

Buea, Cameroon: Bishop Bibi Castigates Government Over Corona Funds Corruption
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Buea, Cameroon: Bishop Bibi Castigates Government Over Corona Funds Corruption

“I really felt bad that within a period like this when most people, most governments are trying to look for ways and means of combating COVID 19 disease – a virus that is killing and taking away the lives of many people – that people will still have the audacity to embezzle funds of this…

Bamenda, Cameroon: Ordination of Two Young Mill Hill Missionaries
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Bamenda, Cameroon: Ordination of Two Young Mill Hill Missionaries

On the feast of St Bede, 25th  May 2021, two Mill Hill Missionaries,  Peter Ntein Yong and  Leonard  Chia Mufua, were ordained priests in a beautiful and solemn celebration by the Archbishop of Bamenda,  Msgr. Andrew Nkea. The celebration  took place at Christ the King parish, Fuli Kom, the home parish of  the newly ordained…

Cameroon Bishops Sharply Criticise Government for Ongoing Violent Repression
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Cameroon Bishops Sharply Criticise Government for Ongoing Violent Repression

In 2016, four Catholic bishops in the English-speaking regions accused Biya’s government of trying to strangle their culture. “Anglophone Cameroonians are slowly being asphyxiated as every element of their culture is systematically targeted and absorbed into the Francophone Cameroon culture and way of doing things,” they wrote at the time. Nkuo said the 2019 dialogue should…

Cameroon Webinar: Recording available
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Cameroon Webinar: Recording available

The central African nation of Cameroon is better known for football, but its bloody, under-reported conflict deserves our attention. The right of minorities to self-determination is at the heart of violence blighting the lives of millions of unarmed civilians. The Vatican has been increasingly diplomatically engaged, encouraging the Cameroon government to participate in inclusive peace…

Cameroon: Webinar on ‘the World’s Most Neglected Conflict’
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Cameroon: Webinar on ‘the World’s Most Neglected Conflict’

The central African nation of Cameroon is better known for football, but its bloody, under-reported conflict deserves our attention. The right of minorities to self-determination is at the heart of violence blighting the lives of millions of unarmed civilians. The Vatican has been increasingly diplomatically engaged, encouraging the Cameroon government to participate in inclusive peace…

Cameroon Conflict: A Priest’s Testimony
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Cameroon Conflict: A Priest’s Testimony

Fr. Ngenge Godlove Bong-aba who grew up in the Archdiocese of Bamenda in Cameroon’s Northwest region recalls several instances he has been harassed by the country’s security forces on allegations that he was connected to militants in the Central African nation. In an interview with ACI Africa Wednesday, March 31, the former Parish Priest of…

Cameroon: Cardinal Tumi an Icon of Dialogue and Promotion of Peace
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Cameroon: Cardinal Tumi an Icon of Dialogue and Promotion of Peace

Although Cardinal Tumi retired ten years ago, he never stopped promoting dialogue and human rights in his homeland. Last November, he was abducted by a group alleged to be “restorationists” demanding a sovereign Ambazonia, a pre-independence entity consisting of the former British Southern Cameroons. His captors disapproved of Tumi’s call for Ambazonian militia to lay…

Cameroon: Cardinal Christian Wiyghan Tumi Dies at 90
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Cameroon: Cardinal Christian Wiyghan Tumi Dies at 90

Cardinal Tumi was born on October 15, 1930 in Kikaikelaki in village in Kumbo in the North West Region of Cameroon. He was the first and only Cameroonian cardinal. He had been Bishop of Yagoua in the Far North Region, Archbishop of Garoua in the North Region where he was named Cardinal and subsequently Archbishop…

Anglophone Cameroon’s Long Good Friday Experience
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Anglophone Cameroon’s Long Good Friday Experience

We bring to you warm greetings from Kumbo. Hope you are all doing well and staying safe from the deadly COVID 19. For us here, we are battling with the increasing rates of COVID infections and the socio-political crisis which has continued to plague the region creating a serious humanitarian crisis. For over 4 years…

Cameroon: Fulani Herdsmen Actively Join in Conflict
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Cameroon: Fulani Herdsmen Actively Join in Conflict

In an update shared with ACI Africa Tuesday, March 23, the leadership of Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI), an initiative of the Southern African Catholic Bishops Conference (SACBC), notes that for over a month now, the people of Nwa Subdivision in Donga Mantung Division of Cameroon’s Northwest region have been “consistently tormented by Fulani gunmen, who burn…