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The National Language Structures

Each member State ensure the realization of the objectives of ACALAN at the national level:
  1. There shall be for each country a National (= Country) Language Structure designed as the central organization for language development and promotion activities in each country.
  2. The composition and functions of a Language Structure shall be determined by each Member State of the African Un
  3. The scope of work of a Language Structure shall cover all the languages of the country and include language development activities carried out at the grassroots
  4. Representation of National Language Structures on other organs of ACALAN shall be on regional basis as provided for in the foregoing Rules of Procedure.

For purposes of interaction with the ACALAN Secretariat, each Member State is required to name a focal point. In case the focal point so designated is not a Language Structure, such a focal point should always liaise with the country’s Language Structure.

Here si the list of the ACALAN Focal points which have been designated:

N°s

Countries

First names and names

DESIGNATED STRUCTURES

TELEPHONE/
FAX /EMAIL

1

Republic of Mali
Bamako

Mr N’Golo Coulibaly

Director General
Institut des
Langues Abdoulaye Barry (ILAB)

Tel.+223 20 23 53 53

ilab2005@yahoo.fr

2

Democratic Republic of Congo
Kinshasa

Mr Timothee Mukash Kalel

Directeur General Observatoire
des Langues N° 124, Rue Mbomu
Commune de Kinshasa

Tel. +243 81 514 14 93
mukash_kalel@yahoo.fr

3

Central African Republic
Bangui

Prof. François Lim

Institut de Linguistique Appliquée
(ILA)

Tel. +236 75 05 25 12 (M)
+236 21 61 67 59 (B)
Fax+23621 61 78 90

flim60@hotmail.com
lim_lim@yahoo.fr

4

Republic of Benin
Cotonou

Mr Mama Yola Kpara

Direction de la Promotion des
Langues Nationales (NPLN)

Tel. +229 21 32 49 15
+229 97 58 77 60
Fax +229 21 32 13 99
yolakpara@yahoo.fr
yola.kpara@gmail.com
webmaster@mediateur.gouv.bj

5

Republic of Cameroon

Direction des Bibliothèques et de la
Promotion de la Lecture (DBPL)

tchako2002@yahoo.fr

6

Islamic Republic of
Mauritania

Wane Mohamedoune Doudou

Département des Langues Nationales et de Linguistique de la Faculté des Lettres et Sciences Humaines de l’Université de Nouakchott
B.P. 798

mamahamath@yahoo.fr

7

Republic of Nigeria
Abuja

Mr Olusa Olusoji Bamidele

Director, Orientation and Cultural
Affairs
National Institute for Cultural
Orientation (NICO)
No. 23, Kigoma Street,Wuse Zone 7,
P.M.B. 5040 Abuja, FCT, Nigeria

+234 803 313 3283
mo_tyna@yahoo.com
info@nico.gov.ng

8

Arab Republic of Egypt

Dr. Hossam Nassar

Secteur des Relations Culturelles
Extérieures 44 Rue Al-Missahat-DOKKI
18 Rue Ismail Abdoul-Foutouh
Maidan Fini-DOKKI

Tel. +202 37487703
+202 37485599
+202 37600573
Hossam.nassar59@gmail.com
cult_relategy@hotmail.com

9

Republic of ngola

Prof. Doutor José Pedro

Director General
Instituto de Lingas Nacionais

jozepedroo@yahoo.fr

10

United Republic of Tanzania

Dr. Aldin K. Mutembei (PhD)

Director Institute of Kiswahili Studies
University of Dar es Salaam
TANZANIA

+255222410757 (Day time-Office)
+255715426162 (Cell)
mutembei@yahoo.com
ikr@udsm.ac.tz

11

Republic of Botswana

Mrs Dineo Phuti

Director of Arts and Culture in the Ministry of Youth, Sport and Culture

+267 71392104
dphuti@gov.bw

12

Republic of Burkina Faso

Mr Mamadou Lamine Sanogo

Commission Nationale des Langues
Burkinabè (CNLB)

+226 50 35 55 94/95
+226 50 35 88 68
+226 70 24 62 67
Fax +226 50 35 55 96
Mala_sng@yahoo.fr
inss@fasonet.bf
hadjarataita@yahoo.fr (Secrétaire)

13

Republic of Sudan

Dr. Abdelrahim Hamid Mugaddam

Director, Institute of African and Asian Studies
University of Khartoum

sudan_98@hotmail.com


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