Times of Upheaval, Times of Solidarity

When travelling the West, Littoral or Centre regions in Cameroon, it is only vaguely perceptible that the country has English as its official second language besides French. A number of bilingual schools are one indication and, if you take a closer look, one can find some signs announcing free housing or job offers in both […]

Bringing the family into the field

“Come and greet me, baby!” was the usual greeting when I arrived with my baby at a meeting with my interlocutors. Although one could think that this was a special welcome in response to our white skin, this is a common welcome phrase throughout Cameroon whenever children are around. It is expected that children approach […]