ISBN 9789956726776
Pages 130
Dimensions 203 x 127 mm
Published 2011
Publisher Langaa RPCIG, Cameroon
Format Paperback

Twists and Turns

Tale of an African Intellectual

by Jonathan Tim Nshing

This is the story of the prolific professor Newit Anatole Lobe who after his studies and a failed marriage in the US decides to return home to Cameon, an imaginary post-colonial African state to take up a teaching job with the country’s main university. When he refuses to join the machinations and antics of the power elites who want to hang on to power at all cost, he pays a heavy price. He plays a key role in the founding of an opposition party just to be betrayed by those in whom he placed his trust. He is arrested and detained on trumped up charges of subversion and complicity with external enemies of the state. He learns the hard way that life is larger than logic.

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About the Author

Jonathan Tim Nshing

Jonathan Tim Nshing was born in 1981 in Wombong, Njinikom, North West Region. He did his secondary and high school education in Fundong from 1984 to 1997. He graduated from the University of Buea in 2000 with a BA degree in Political Science. He holds a Maitrise in Political Science, from the University of Yaounde II, and a Diploma in Guidance and Counselling from the Higher Teacher Training College of the University of Yaounde I. He works as a school counsellor in the North West Region of Cameroon. Founder of Cameroon Youth Partnership, Nshing is married with children.

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