Cameroon: English speakers dream of “le divorce”


According to government statistics, English is the first language for 20 percent of Cameroon’s 16.7 million people. These persons form a majority in the present day South-West and North-West Provinces.


“The text of the federal constitution, which was adopted September 1, 1961, created a very centralised system that progressively eroded Anglophone autonomy,” says Jocelyne Eko, who teaches at the Central Catholic University in Yaounde. The Norwegian Council for Africa. Read more…

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