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By Peter Ateh-Afac Fossungu

This publication offers with love, marriage/family, and witchcraft concerns yet its primary query is still that of no matter if love with out realizing is love. Tackling love from a lot broader and interdisciplinary angles than simply the love-making that the majority love tales frequently specialise in, it advances the duo of affection and realizing because the origin of any profitable marriage/family. even if Momany is blessed with usually simply discovering this infrequent duo, the tensions of belonging in Cameroon were consistent and protracted demanding situations. The ebook uniquely increases and brings new and ground-breaking views on its subject-matters, evidently leaving many social scientists with a lot to do additional learn on.

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The query, once again, is might Rita were very disenchanted along with his reaction? may well it were the AAD then operating opposed to Rita herself or just cash difficulties that hindered Momany from going together with her top notch sex-having recommendation? was once Christine’s loveand-understanding christickinologistical grip that a lot immutable during this Momany? i can't precisely inform; yet being the single one he gave his touch info (care of his dad’s paintings handle) to, and likewise the one person who followed him to the motor park the day Momany used to be leaving Manjo/Ndoungue for Yaoundé, it's a type of secret (from africanscience? ) that Christine by no means hit the spouse point. the hunt for the UNIYAO and the need for being there including and for the youngsters would appear to have had a major hand in it; yet what additionally might have been contributed by means of the Yaoundé urban influence? one zero five The Yaoundé urban and Its Adelajonistic Spoilers a few of the Yaoundé urban results were principally famous via Fossungu, together with the truth that Momany not just lived the longest in Yaoundé but in addition at a degree he used to be able to cool down, having enrolled for college schooling that were mostly haunting and hurting different “settlement” concerns (Fossungu, 2013a: 118-19). also, i might right here say, he additionally had the privilege (which was once a killer whilst? ), for the 1st time, of really dwelling like husband and spouse with a number of the girls during this urban. This discuss truly residing with women might commence nowhere else than with Joan and never finish with out Adela. you may get your definition of adelajonism from the truth that either one of them not just characterize a few type of spoilers but additionally those that form of simply and inexplicably blinded Momany to the chicken in hand knowledge. Neither of them used to be a virgin while he met them. either (Anglophones) have been additionally within the UNIYAO – Joan at Momany’s undergraduate years and Adela in the course of his graduate and instructing years. Their respective “victims” (Christine and Chantal), for a few unusual purposes, weren't merely highschool scholars on the time but additionally Francophones. may possibly Elizabeth’s brandishing of the ‘Anglophone Card’ then have a few company base? In different phrases, may possibly or not it's that Momany used to be consciously or unconsciously making a choice on Anglophones over Francophones? The behavioural scientists haven't been duly invited for not anything and that i will accordingly go away that still to those specialists to choose once they should have had a few ‘empirical information’ accrued from (1) Joan and the recent Togetherness Bar or Jonetobarism, (2) the Chantal-Adela Showdown or Chantadelamatism, (3) Four-Eyesism or the conflict among Sciences and (4) if it is sane never/always to pass judgement on B from A’s acts. Mami-Watarisation or Jonetobarism? Jonetobarism is the affection and realizing philosophical terminology that describes the consequences and outcomes of Joan’s New Togetherness Bar; the girl herself additionally being a as a rule acclaimed mami wata. Describing a woman as, or calling her, mami wata 106 can suggest certainly one of (or either) issues, one optimistic the opposite detrimental.

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