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MULTILINGUALISM IN AFRICAN NATION STATES: STEPPING STONES OR STUMBLING BLOCKS FOR DEVELOPMENT

@inproceedings{Kame2012MULTILINGUALISMIA,
  title={MULTILINGUALISM IN AFRICAN NATION STATES: STEPPING STONES OR STUMBLING BLOCKS FOR DEVELOPMENT},
  author={G. Kame},
  year={2012}
}
It is estimated that of the over 6,912 spoken languages in the world today about 2,092 of these languages are spoken in major language families in Africa alone. Sub-Saharan Africa is considered to be the hotbed of linguistic diversities in the continent with over 1,500 languages. In a linguistically diversified continent where the need for development is increasingly becoming the major concern of African governments, this paper argues against the back drop of success in making headway for… Expand
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