Companies investing in Cameroon should beware of the huge linguistic split that exists in the country and the institutional infighting about the spoils of corrupt practices and dubious foreign aid programmes.
Back in 1961 the English-speaking south Cameroon voted to join the French-speaking Republic of Cameroon. Since then French has dominated all of the country’s institutions, even in the English-speaking region around the city of Bamenda. The English-speaking community complains that it cannot obtain jobs such as teachers and other public sector position and suffers widescale discrimination.
Recently this unrest … Continue reading