Anglophone


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Anglophone

A person, company, or country for which English is the primary language. Because of the importance of America and the UK in the global economy, English is one of the most common languages in international commerce.
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Residents of the northwestern city of Bamenda said the flare-up followed a court's handing life sentences last Tuesday to 10 separatist leaders, including Julius Ayuk Tabe, a key figure in the Anglophone movement.
Dans son adresse en anglais, il s'est rejoui de se retrouver devant ses freres anglophones et a remercie l'archeveque de lui avoir accorde la parole, et l'aumonier de la communaute de l'avoir invite.
Even as he stressed the distinctly Western origins of the Anglophone novel in India, its inevitable reliance on not only a language that was not yet quite "at home" in its Indian residence but also a form that derived from Western models, Rao was attuned to the many vernacular traditions on which the genre drew.
This, of course, is without considering the systematic exploitation and indentured suffering of anglophone subjects without which the academic radical poet might not exist: subsistence-wage workers with whom they are surrounded on their own campuses, and those with whom they are surrounded in the cities in which they reside.
Controversies and transformation have been observed in Pakistani anglophone literature since 1947.
The 'Anglophone' problem from all intents and purposes goes far beyond any linguistic jargons and neither is it ethnic as other people believe.
Cameroon's anglophone minority has been requesting greater autonomy since former territories held by the British and French were federated into one central African nation in 1961.
Cameroon's President Paul Biya has rejected the Anglophones' autonomy demands, prompting radicals to issue a full-blown but symbolic declaration of independence last October.
Despite the country being officially bilingual, the Anglophone regions have felt underrepresented, both in terms of political voice and economic power.
Anglophone refers to literature written in English from former British colonies (excluding the United States).
"There were growing calls for an anglophone boycott as Cameroon commemorated the 52nd edition of the National Youth Day on Sunday.On February 11, 1961, a plebiscite was held in the then Southern Cameroons today's English-speaking Northwest and Southwest regions over whether to join Nigeria, which had already obtained independence from Britain, or the Republic of Cameroon, which had obtained independence from France.
Summary: The Anglophone crisis seems to be purely socio-economic, rather than related to politics or identity.