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Che Sunday (Dr.)

Back in the sixties and seventies, thieves in Bamenda were often thought of as coming from outside the province. Not quite true anymore. The last time I visited, virtually everyone was armed because the thieves have become very daring. These characters would not have been so successful had some citizens not been too quick to want to make a quick profit. The vulnerability of the citizens is reflected in their attitude to jump to any suggestion that will bring them out of their state of being. I was a passenger in one of Guarantee's express buses from Bamenda to Douala. Soon after the bus pulled out of the park, a shabby looking fellow started preaching and got the passengers singing and clapping. It did not take long before he started selling medications and proclaiming that he had the cure for all ailments imaginable. When I asked to see his license either as a doctor or chemist, we got into a heated exchange. I was suprised to see that he actually had more support amongst the passengers. It was not until we were up station that he got off the buss and disappeared. When someone can be convinced to buy medication that purports to cure all illnesses, you can imagine how attractive a suggestion to double their fortune sound. These things are happening because of severe neglet. This is a town rapidly closing in on having a million inhabitants, yet, there is not a single state or private company in sight. How much longer can this state of neglet continue?

Akoson

Che Sunday, you sound like a typical British man! What licence in Cameroon? You just need to mik chemicals and tell people that it "cures" all kinds of diseases. I'm happy you were shocked by the following the guy had from the bus. You were trying to bring "whiteman's" ideas. "e no fit work!" We need to grow. Oh My Country!

dango  tumma

che in the time you mention bamenda like
every town in southern cameroons used to
ruled, by us the anglophones(ambazonians)
time have changed, the black frenchmen have occupied the whole nation of
ambazonia, from victoria to buea, to kumba, tiko, bamebda etc, they, pretend to rule
as delegates, ( a nonesense, title for mayor) only accountable to the master who send them, the master beeing the black french nigger, from the thick forest, called mbiya.
with this, situation, the son and sdaugters of bamenda, dont have a say into the laws and rules any more governing their towns,
only foreigners like the MAYOR, ( BLACK FRENCH NIGGER) CALLED KOUMPSSA ISSA
WHO HAVE LEFT THEIR OWN FAR OFF ROTTEN VILLAGES TO COME ON A DVENTURE OF COLONIAL OCCUPATION AND EXPLOITATION,.
TO THEM THATS REALLY ( ONE CAMEROON)
A DISGUISE THEY USE TO COVER UP THEIR MOTIVES.

ONE CAMEROON, DOESNT MEANS THE SOMS OF THE SOILS , MUST NOT WRITE THE LAWS OF THEIR LAND AND RULE ACCORDINGLY.

SAD THINGS, FOR THATS JUST HOW ITS DONE EVERY WHERE IN THE WORLD, EX, NIGERIA.NEARBY.

DaDiceman

Dango Tumma, I am as frustrated as you to be a second class citizen in my own country, but is it really necessary for you to use the N word to make your point?

Bobgala

Hi fellow members
I read this story with keen interest as i was somehow surpriced that since after that province was democratically elected to be the province with more people living and deing with aids than anyother, no pne throught it was time to bring the lifestyle of the people to the public. how can a province only be able to help a countries economic capital by providing 80% of prostitutes there? how can they move forward when own all the so called " ciquis" where girls give birth to children they themselves cannot identify the fathers. If anyone of u had ever visited cameroon as a So called "bushfaller" you will see that they are girls ready to even rape u in bamenda particularly. It a really shame and all blamed on the type of administrators being sent to that town by the presidency. They should try and send a person from that province to deal with it as cameroon has become a country where no one has got interest in doing so foe any other province until it can affect u in one way or the other.

Yolande

i havent been back in Cameroun for 9 years now. I have expressed my wishes to visit my family to my parents but they still refuse to let me return to the country even though i am now legally an adult. I had no idea that things had gotten this bad and i really can understand why they wouldnt allow me to go anywhere near there anytime soon.

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