Cardinal Christian Tumi

Cardinal Tumi advocates a return to federalism as a solution to the English-speaking crisis

Cardinal Christian Tumi, Archbishop Emeritus of the Douala Metropolitan Archdiocese, former editor of the weekly L'Effort Cameroon founder, in 2003, of Radio Veritas, calls for a federal system to end the crisis that is shaking the north-west and south-west regions of Cameroon.

former editor of the weekly L'Effort Cameroon , founder of Radio Veritas in 2003.

The main organiser of the English General Conference, CGA, told the Catholic news site Crux Now that, in the face of the deepening crisis, the reintroduction of a federal form of government can keep united Cameroon .

"At reunification, I was 32 years old. I opted for federalism, and it is in my blood," said Tumi. The corporate demands of lawyers and teachers turned into fighting between government forces and gunmen. The situation killed at least 2,000 people, according to human rights groups.

The government estimates that approximately 152,000 people were displaced by hostilities and that no less than 104,000 have received government assistance .

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The Catholic Church has proposed in an episcopal letter to the "people of God who are in Cameroon, to all Cameroonians", to vote in the next elections, "candidates capable of dealing with the socio-political crisis" that Cameroon is going through. In the same letter from which VOA Africa obtained ...

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