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· October, 2007

Stories about Cameroon from October, 2007

5 October 2007

Language death: evolution, natural selection or cultural genocide?

We live in a world of just 194 countries, give or take, but speak between 7,000 and 8,000 languages. That linguistic diversity is fast disappearing, often thanks to the privileged...