Cameroon is a unique cultural hub. It’s diversity and multiplicity of cultures, comprising over two hundred tribes, has earned it the appellation “Africa in miniature”.
It’s this cultural wealth that President Paul Biya seeks to transform into elements of economic growth.
In his speech of 06 November 2018, the President of the Republic urged the National Commission for the Promotion of the Bilingualism and Multiculturalism to further promote culture.
Culture, an undeniable asset to drive Cameroon’s boat in its diversity as illustrated by the creation of the Ministry of Arts and Culture, which reflects his desire to preserve and promote all the cultural wealth of the country.
Cameroon’s cultural diversity arouses curiosities around the world because of it’s touristic nature.
Some of Cameroon’s tourist destinations include:
-The National Museum in the Centre Region,
-The Rhumsiki Spades,
-Waza Park in the Far North Region,
-Mbimbia Shores, not far from Limbe,
-The Bandjoun Chiefdom in the west,
-The Lobe Falls, in the South,
-The Bafut royal palace in the North West region among many others.
Bilingualism and Multiculturalism
The National Commission for the Promotion of Bilingualism and Multiculturalism was created in 2017 with Peter Mafany Musonge as head.
Their mission is to propose solutions to preserve peace, consolidate the unity of our country and strengthen our will and our daily practice of living together.
The preservation of social cohesion has been one of the pillars of President Paul Biya’s vision for Cameroon.