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How Cameroon Plans to Save Disappearing Languages

  YAOUNDE VOA  | Cameroon is commemorating International Mother Language Day, February 21, by launching what it calls an ambitious program to save its endangered national languages. The central African state has over 260 national languages, but only 40 are taught in schools. Cameroonians speak mostly French and English, which are foreign but …

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Cameroonian student scoops top language prize

Cameroonian post graduate student Tsomejio Atsah has won an international Chinese teaching award at Shanghai International Studies University. The Shanghai Normal University student claimed the prize from 18 foreign competitors, who were studying Chinese language in Shanghai and Zhejiang and Jiangsu provinces. Atsah was the foreign students’ champion after defeating …

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