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My Night in Captivity

A Memoir

by Christian Cardinal Wiyghan Tumi

In this gripping, lucid and succinct account, Cardinal Tumi, the retired Archbishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Douala, Cameroon, invites readers into the dreary night of his captivity by "Amba Boys" - so-called liberation fighters seeking the restoration of the erstwhile British Southern Cameroons. Tumi recounts the circumstances, actors and intrigues leading up to his capture along with Fon Sehm Mbinglo I, the paramount traditional ruler of the Nso people. Find out how the Cardinal regained his freedom and his proposals on how to resolve the five-year conflict that has decimated the South West and North West Regions of Cameroon.

ISBN 9781942876731 | 68 pages | 203 x 127mm | 2021 | Spears Media Press, Cameroon | Paperback

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"A lucid and vivid snapshot of events, circumstances, delicate negotiations and intrigues leading up to the kidnap and release of Christian Cardinal Tumi and the Fon of Nso, His Royal Highness Sehm Mbinglo I, by the "Amba boys" of Ndop."

Canute Tangwa, Senior Translator and Writer

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