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June 28, 2008

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DANGO  TUMMA

SAMKA.
YOU ARE A FOOL. I WONDER IF YOU JUST JUST WOKE UP ONE MORNING AND DISCOVER DIBUSSI
THEN STARTING WRITING YOUR FALSHOODS.
OF COURSE. A TERITORY EXISTED AND STILL EXIST IN THE BOOKS AT THE UNITED NATIONS
KNOWN AS BRITISH SOUTHEN CAMEROONS. AND THE SOUTHERN CAMEROONS MAP EXIST ON THIS SITE IN DIBUSSI EARLIER PUBLICATION.
YOU CAN CONTACT HIM IF YOU NEED TO SEE ONE, ITS BASED ON THIS MAP OF SOUTHERN CAMEROONS, THAT THE CASE FOR SOUTHERN CAMEROONS VS LA REPUBLIQUE DU CAEROUN WAS
WON IN THE AFRICAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN BANJUL ,GAMBIA, IF YOU SIMPLY DONT KNOW BECAUSE YOU WERE BOR IN 1970, PLEASE
TYPE, southern cameroons on your cursor and go
to the southern cameroons interime govt site, YOU WILL SEE HE MAP. I MYSELF READ THE MAP IN GEOGRAPHY LESSON BY SN TITA

AND HISTORY BY SN TITA IN CLASS SIX AND SEVEN IN PRIMARY SCHOOL 1977 AND 1978. SOO

I WULD EXCUSE YOU IF YOU SINCERELY DONT KNOW. SINCERE YOPU LIVE IN AN APARTHEID STATE WERE KNOWLEDGE IS CENSORED BY THE REGIME. BUT TO REFUSED WHAT THE EXPERTS ALL OVER THE WORLD KNOW IS SUICIDAL TO YOU. AND I WILL NOT FORGIVE YOU. I WILL REWARD A BANDIT WITH DEATH.
JUST AS HIS DUE

DANGO  TUMMA

SAMKA,
YOUR ONE KAMERUNON GERMANY, WAS NOT A COUNTRY, AND TOGO, GABON, TCHAD, AND

PARTS OF CONGO WERE MEMBERS OF THAT TERRITORY CALLED KAMERUN. WHEN AREYOU GOING TO BRING BACK ALL THESE PARTS OF KAMERUN
TOGETHER SOO YOU CAN LORD OVER THEM?

SOUTHERN CAMEROONS AND LA REPUBLIQUE DU CAMEROUN HAVE NEER EXISTED IN HISTORY AS ONE
COUNTRY, THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT ALSO JUST CONFIRMED THAT, YOU STILL MIGHT BE HALLUCINATING AND DONT BELIEF THIS FACT,
BUT THE PAUL BIYA FALSEHOODS AND PROPAGADAS, AS WELL AS FALSIFICATION OF HISTORY, THE ROTTEN STUFF YOU THE FRENCH NEGROES ARE FED ABOUT SME IMAGINARY NEVER EXISTED COUNTRY CALLED KAMERUN UNDER
GERMANY, INSTEAD OF ADMITTING THAT CAMEROUN AN EX-FRENCH CLONY HAVE COLONISED BRITISH SOUTHERN CAMEROONS, JUST FOUR DECADES AFTER INDEPENDENCE.

READ THE UNPO, RESOLUTION , ON SOUTHERN CAMEROONS, AND IF YOU SILL HOLD TO YOUR TRIBAL HISTORY VERSION, THEN YOU AND I HAVE NO COMMON GROUNDS, BECAUSE OUR COMMON GROUND IS FACTS, TRUTH AND HONESTY. YOU BETTER OFF TAYING MUTE.

Samka

Mr Dango Tumma,pls u're talking to a researcher in International Relations,so don't patronise me on things u know little about.I have read all those works u quoted above.

And let me inform u,I've avoided going into this cheap argument of uplifting portions of history to buttress my arguments.

Dango Tumma,it seems u were a very mediocre student in ur school days,bc u don't have a sense of balanced judgment.It can be seen from ur arguments.

Yes,the "Southern Cams" exists on all those documents u've cited above and in a sprinkling of court cases here and there.But it doesn't exist on the ground,it is not feasible.And that's why I challenged u to travel to the Southern Cams by using a Southern Cams passport.

It is not enuf for a c'ntry to exist on a piece of paper.A c'ntry must have a legitimate gov't chosen by its people and recognised by the international community,a territorial entity protected by its gov't,have diplomatic missions in foreign lands,have a currency,flag etc etc.Your "Southern Cams" isn't in possession of any these.

And if u Dango Tumma,in ur most wildest dream think that u're going to be in possession of these components of a state by the stroke of a Magistrates pen in a foreign land or by the edict of an Imperialist organisation,then to say the least u're really a "DEMENTED PARANOIAC".I have been categoric by making it abundantly clear with u,that if u want to see the birth of a Southern Cams state be prepared for CIVIL WAR.Bc we Unionists and Federalists consider u as Secessionists.

Bc no nation will accept a part of it to secede without fighting back even if u're totally justified in ur cause.History has a record of such cases.And I have said time without number that the Southern Cams cause is a just cause but that we can resolve our problems and live in one nation under a Federal or a Confederal system with the various states being atleast semi autonomous.Bc I have a strong believe that we haven't exhausted all the possible solutions that can enable us to live together.

You say German Kamerun wasn't a c'ntry and u ask when are we going to bring back Togo,Gabon,Tchad and parts of the Congo,that were parts of Kamerun.If I'm correct ab't what u've scribbled above.But before tackling that question,a point of correction.These c'ntries u name weren't part of German Kamerun.Togoland(present day Togo and part of Ghana)was one of the German protectorates in Africa but not part of German Kamerun.Present day Gabon and Tchad were never part of the German protectorate,they were part of French Equitorial Africa.And just a sizeable chunk of present day Central African Republic and Congo(Brazzaville) formed part of German Kamerun.By 4th March 1916,that small part was known as "Neukamerun".

There were four(4)German protectorates in Africa and these were German East Africa(present day Tanganyika,Rwanda Burundi),Togoland,German South West Africa(Namibia) and German West Africa(Kamerun-Neukamerun).

Do your home work lazy Dango Tumma.And this is how u guys continue giving skewed historical facts and advance lame arguments and quit delving into intellectual debates when u're intellectual capacity doesn't permit u to.

And as to when we are going to bring back all the parts that constituted German kamerun(btw thank u for the question and I love it),the answer is very simple.The African Union project,which is the desire of all Africans is on the move with the different regional groupings aimed at integrating our economies,policies and societies with the aim of eventually unifying our African peoples under an African Union gov't.

And if u take a close look at the territories that constituted German Kamerun u will find that they are members of the same regional organisations i.e CEMAC,ECCAS etc.Though regional integration is moving at snail pace bc the present leaders of these nations aren't true African patriots bc they're propped up to serve the interests of imperialists,the fact remains that the peoples of these nations are more conscious today than never before of the urgent need to accelerate regional regional integration.Its a herculean task,but we must continue bc Africa Must Unite.

A STRONG AND FEDERAL CAMEROON FOR A UNITED AFRICA

DANGO  TUMMA

SAMKA, YOU ARE A FOOL FOR EVER
YOUR ARGUEMENT HAVE NO FACTS, JUST FASLEHOOD,AND YOU DONT EVEN ADMIT EXPETS
ADVISES ON THE DECOLONISATION OF SOUTHERN CAMEROON, THE FACT THAT IRRITEA WAS ONCE
KNOWN AS A PROVINCE OF ETHIOPIA DIDNT STOPPED IT FROM BECAMING INDEPENDENT, LIKE
WISE, NAMIBIA WHICH WAS UNDER SOUTH AFRICA. SOO SOUTHERN CAMEROONS WILL BE INDEPENDENT, WHETHER YOU LIKE IT OR NOT ITS A FACT. AND YOU CANT DO ANY ABOUT THAT, NO COUNTRY EVER EXISTED AS GRMAN KAMERUN, GERMAN KAMERUN HAD NO GOVERMENT, NO
CAPITAL, NO PRESIDENT, BUT GERMAN GOVERNORS POSED TO THESE DIFFERENT TERRITORIES, REMEMBER YOUR LIES ARE BEEING READ BY ALL PEOPLE OT JUST ME.
AND SINCE NO TREATY EXIST THAT MAKE SOUTHERN CAMEROONS A PROVINCE UNDER LA REPUBLIQUE DU CAMEROUN, ITS CONSIDERED
ILLEGAL OCCUPATION PURE AND SIMPLE, ITS CONSIDERED CLONIZATION A BEST, SOO THE AU AND UN HAVE A DUTY TO DECOLONIZE THE WORLD ESPECIALLY IN AFRICA.
WHERE AN EX-COLONY IS COLNIZING ANOTHER EX-COLONY.

Enoh Meyomesse

Hi !
My name is Enoh Meyomesse. I'm a writer. I'm writing now a book of history of Cameroon. So, could you help me to obtain the names of the members of Dr Endeley's government in 1958-1959 ?
My grand father was from Mamfé, but I'm from Ebolowa. I appreciate too much what you are doing to inform the people.
Thank you in advance.

clarisse nwana

"was, I think, the fact that he graciously accepted the decision of the electorate on February 11, 1961 and unleashed all his energies to achieve what voters had asked, without hesitating to counsel his colleagues to have in mind the interests and wishes of the Cameroonian people."

As Endeley himself pointed out at the end of the Foumban Constitutional Conference of July 1961,

"I have come here to set an example - that by working together, we can make a better country. If by this example which I have set with my colleagues we cannot produce a peaceful Cameroon, then we will be a laughing stock to the rest of the continent."

E.M.L. might have been "brash, scornful, supercilious and downright contemptuous of other politicians"; he might have been characterized by "intellectual arrogance combined with princely haughtiness ", but he was one who, according to Elive Peterkins (Cameroon Post, July 29 1988), "... was cleverly aware that where two cultures meet, the bigger one is apt to eclipse the smaller one".

Today, a majority of Cameroonians west of the Mungo have finally come to terms with EML's pre-unification prophecy. The most glaring manifestation of this change occurred on April 2 - 3 1993, when over five thousand Anglophone delegates from all over the country gathered at the Mount Mary Hill in Buea for the first ever "All Anglophone Conference"-- a conference that was supposed to analyze the state of the union between the former British Southern Cameroons and the former French Cameroun, and also map out a future course of action for Anglophone Cameroon(ians).

In what amounted to a posthumous vindication of the E.M.L. Endeley prophesy, the participants, among them some of Endeley's most strident pre-unification critics, condemned the "numerous indignities (and) humiliations", suffered by the Anglophone community in Cameroon since 1961;

"Our problem... springs from a breach of trust on the part of the Francophone leadership and from a lack of openness in matters of public interest. Within these thirty-two years our union accord has been violated. We have been disenfranchised, marginalized, treated with suspicion. Our interests have been disregarded. Our participation in national life has been limited to nonessential functions ... The opponents of reunification had warned against these forms of repression which even then were already being practised in La Republique du Cameroun. Today, thirty-two years later, Anglophones regret that they had not heeded to those warnings."

In a unanimous pang of nostalgia, the delegates recalled that;

"Before our territory attained independence in 1961, we had been practising parliamentary democracy in a politically pluralistic society which was far more developed than what obtains in Cameroon today, three decades later. We regarded democracy as a way of life, and as an ideal towards which to strive. We were neither saints nor angels; far from it. But we believed then, as we do now, that whenever a government becomes fraudulent and repressive, it is the democratic right of the people to change that government and vote in another."

In spite of his shortcomings, therefore, history will remember E.M.L. as one of the few Southern Cameroons leaders who lucidly analyzed the practical consequences of unification with La Republique du Cameroun at a time when collective myopia seemed to have gripped his people; one who foresaw that Southern Cameroons would become, to quote George Ngwane, "the biblical Jonah swallowed in the belly of the annexationist whale"; and whose dire predictions about the Anglophones' second class status within the bilingual Cameroon Republic ultimately came true in the most spectacular manner less than five years into the union (see, for example, the KNDP memorandum of August 1, 1964).

Close to four decades after his prophesy of Anglophone marginalization within the bilingual Cameroon republic, and one decade after his death, the Anglophone journey in the wilderness continues unabated. As the late Professor Obenson, pointed out after EML's death;

"There is no doubt that if we had had many West Cameroonians with the additional educational clout of Dr. E.M.L. Endeley, we would have been singing a different song today.

Nancy

Here we are 56 years later, regrets, sleepless nights,bloodshed, lies, propaganda, why are the gods so angry with us? Why did no one see Endeleys intention? I ask myself we were already being governed as part of the administrative territory of Nigeria. We identified more with them, we were the same people, la republique were no longer our brothers Nigeria was 40 years of different rule from different colonial masters made it clear. What was Foncha's interest? What was given to him that he sold us out? God please we do not want to bear the sins of our forefathers any more. We have paid enuf. We just want to leave, it is enough.

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