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How my bad French made me a better facilitator

I recently went on a mission to Cameroon, where one of my tasks was to facilitate a workshop with about 100 participants. Cameroon is a bilingual country – but that doesn’t mean all Cameroonians are bilingual. 490 more words

Musings

Pidgin English does not define me or my identity

I found it strange to walk on the University of Buea campus some years ago and see signs discouraging Pidgin English, because that was an obvious waste. 1,009 more words

Journal

analogbook

I don’t have much in the way of accompanying words for this, and I assume that’s fine, given the nature of the photos. When I graduated from high school, one of my congratulatory gifts was a notebook with a lovely, gold-leafed world map motif all over the cover. 519 more words

Travel

Boko Haram's worst massacre -- at least 35 people dead

By Bukar Hussain with Aminu Abubakar in Kano

Maiduguri (Nigeria) (AFP) – Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday visited the scene of what is feared to be Boko Haram‘s worst massacre and vowed that the insurgency would soon be over. 781 more words

Barefoot

Soon after we arrived to Cameroon in 2010, Jonah didn’t want to keep shoes on his feet. I noticed that the majority of the MK’s (Missionary Kids) were running around barefoot. 180 more words

Cameroon

Captain Elvis Mbene. R.I.P

Yesterday I watched with pride and sorrow on the internet as Cameroonians far and near, anglophone and Francophones united to pay tribute to the fallen Captain Elvis M. 179 more words

Nigeria, Chad, Cameroon, Benin and Niger to take on Boko Haram

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-31593802

Military chiefs from Nigeria, Chad, Cameroon, Benin and Niger are finalising their strategy for a 8,750-strong regional force to tackle the militant Islamist group Boko Haram. 155 more words

World News