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Monday, 27 February 2006

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Njifenztbd(U.K)

The title is at first confusing.I thought General Tataw was installed AS Paramount Chief of Ossing Village.Again implyimg that the above mentioned General presided over the installation of a paramount chief in this village.All in all it thus reflect sense in the whole story.

Glenn

What a great way to enjoy retirement. Was Tataw James made General in the Cameroon Army in 2001??

Big Ben

Does the General have brothers and sisters ?If not then the national team(children)he has is justified, in the other if he's got then this goes to illustrate his lack and complete ignorance of family planning norms.However the gift of children is a divine one.My general you try !well done,we salute you!

dango tumma

WHO ARE4 THEY FOOLING ACCORDING TO MANYU TRADITION THAT DATE BACK 1000 YRS A CHEIF IS
ELECTED INTO OFFICE BY VILLAGE COUNCIL ELDERS NOT BY SOME FOREIGN MINISTERIAL ORDER. THAT SPEAKS VOLUMES OF THE NEW KIND OF. FEYMAN CHIEFDOM TATAW JAMES AND HIS BIYA GANG KNOWS.

SHAME ON PEOPLE WHO DOESNT KNOW THE REAL GOD AND DOESNT FEAR THE BOBLE AND RESPECT FOR TRADITION ONLY AMORC AND SECTS AND HOMO
THATS AND FALSE STOLLEN POWER. AND MONMEY.
SATANS PEOPLES , YOURS IS SURELLY HELL.

DANGO TUMMA ( SON OF MAMFE)

Julius

At 73 Tataw should retire from the army and take care of his village. He should not rule his people as if it was a military camp. Most of all, he try to erase the dirty image of the previous chief of Ossing, Nfor Arrey. It will not be easy for Tataw because many young people bear grudge against him for not assisting them into the cameroon army.

neba funiba

Anagho did not help his people when he was in his prime in uniform, Tataw will not be different. How can the Moderator say Tataw was chosen by God? Is he really serious or it is just a metaphor. What will Tataw and the Anaghos, etc. do to bring pipe-borne water, electricity, health centers, and tarred roads to their villages? Shall Tataw reside in a village without these amenities after residing away and mostly in Yaounde since 1955? Let the people who have stood the test of time in various villages run them instead of installing collaborators of frenchification and strengthening of the neopatrimonial system.

R. Tambe

This is a joke. Tataw should remian in Y'de. His tired legs will not be able to drive around his dudty Ossing roads. Oops! Maybe he'll retire with some stollen army trucks to move him around the dirt roads around Mamfe. What a sad way to exit the Biya system. At 72 years old is he to help the villagers or vice versa. The roads might help him to his grave fast enough. If I were him I will stay in Y'de were at least he can drive around.

HENSHAW  TABI

I AM NOT IN ACCORD WITH THE WAY CHIEFS ARE BEING INSTALLED. IN THE PAST CHIEFS WERE BEEN ELECTED AND INSTALLED BY KING MAKERS. BUT TODAY BECAUSE THE SYSTEM IS BAD AND WRONG AND FOR POLITICAL REASONS ANY ONE AT ANY TIME IS CHOOSEN BY THE PAWER THAT BE TO RULE AS CHIEF ANY TIME ANY WHERE. NOW WHERE IS THE PRIDE OF THE KING MAKERS? VERY SOON YOU WILL BE LEAVING IN FRANCE AND BE RULEING AS CHIEF IN MANYU. GOD FORBID.

Atim

Reading between the lines here Chiefs be careful. Become real again. Goment should lay its hands off chiefmaking because it is causing deep rooted popular discontent. This is a very bad time for Cameroon with ill omens arriving daily. Good luck to you Chief General.

 G T Tebeck

Oooo!!!! Manyu people !! your culture is dead. Where are the ancestor's of this land? Come and safe your children from peril.Manyu has become a military camp with an appointed army general to guard it, eeerhh, i mean rule it. Papa Tataw, i hope say u no go die when u wan perform some ritual oooooo. Ballock.

ERICK-DENZEL

Tebeck that was good stuff. who made Tataw chief of ossing and who gave the person that appointed him jurisdiction to do that.
Chief Arrey has children and what about them.
Where are the kingmakers of Ossing?
politics is every where in Cameroon eeven in the church. The Moderate had the Gods to make such an expensive joke that Tataw was chosen by God which God is he taking about is he refering to the God of the C.P.D.M or which God. From the above careless statement by the Moderator it can be undoubtedly be ascertained that he is part of the regime.
May God save our religious leaders.
Amen

Abongnifor

Hey Tebeck,
Stop shouting about the Manyu Culture when yours is even worst.
Is this the first time you are seeing a Military take up a chiefdom or Fondom.
What was Anagho before he became Fon. Atleast the Manyu people have got their chiefs at home.
Can you tell me where the Fon of Oshie resides?
It is only in The North West where someone can be crowned Fon while he lives abroad. And you see nothing wrong with our own culture.
I can assure you that I won't hesitate to treat the Fon of Oshie as any ordinary American if he steps on my toes or even shoplift in a supermarket. Fon is in America and the People in deep forest in Oshieland. Who are you fooling.I hope he dosenot make Nkhor to dance in the streets of DC, else it be shot by our American Cops.
Atleast that of the Manyu village is at home.
Double sided hypocrites.

Abongnifor G T
Washington DC

John Tabi

I stumbled onto this website through an article that was posted on this website. I was excited because being a Cameroonian, any news about Cameroon and the local cultures is quite very refreshing and I feel as if I have just visited my homeland.
I like your news coverage and I will like you to include me in your mailing list.
Thanks

Billy Nso

Hello

Democracy is at work even at our cultural level. Chief Arrey, who was powerful in Ossing could have chosen one of his sons to succeed him, but he felt that his selection was not based on hereditary so he passed the role to an illustrious son of the village.

There is gain saying that General Tataw has done a lot for Manyu and Ossing. Sonel poles left Bamenda and went straight to Ossing. Ossing is not the head of the sub Division, yet lights reach Ossing and still in Ossing. As of now, I wonder if the sub Division has Sonel lights.

Some might say that lights from Bamenda came to Manyu because the Minister of Energy at the time came from Manyu. Why did this same Minister not take the permanent lights to his own village instead of a generator.

Tataw negociated his lights from the Presidency. Water is same thing. Ossing has all amenities that big towns don't have.

He spends most of his time in Ossing. BRAVO - GENERAL TATAW. Some say he did not help his Ossing children into the army because they don't know. Wait and see, where the next South west general is coming from.

dango tumma

WHAT ABOUT THE MAIN TOWN
MAMFE? DO THESE OLD PEOPLE, HAVE ANY VISION FOR THEIR TOWN?
I MEAN THE TATAW AND OTHERS?

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