Ethnic Rivalry

Bishops in Cameroon Pose with Faithful at the end of their 44th Plenary Assembly in Yaounde, in May, 2019

“Am I a promoter, accomplice of tribal hatred?” Cameroon Bishops Probe Amid Ethnic Rivalry

Dec 11, 2019

The renewed ethnic rivalry in Cameroon pitting, on one hand the Bamilieke who control a great deal of the country’s economy and, on the other hand the Bulu-Beti axis who have controlled the political space for decades, has caught the attention of the Catholic leaders in the Central African nation with Bishops, through a collective message, decrying tribalism and calling for “an examination of conscience” over acts of discrimination on the basis of “tribe or region.”