Paul N. Nkamta is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of English, School of Languages, Faculty of Humanities, North-West University, Mafikeng Campus, Republic of South Africa. His research interests include linguistic inequality in advertising, multilingualism, and multiculturalism. He has recently become interested in reading literacy among first and second language English speakers.

RESEARCH INTRESTS: Multilingualism, multiculturalism, language practice


Adriano, M.M. & P.N. Nkamta. 2018. Awareness of English Language in Mozambique: Challenges and future for the curriculum. Journal of Gender and Behaviour, 16(2): 11324-11342.

Nkamta, PN. 2018. 2018. Multilingual advertising as educational resources of development: The case of Cameroon and South Africa. Journal of Gender, Information and Development in Africa (JGIDA), 7(2): 103-123.

Nkamta, PN. 2017. Preserving and promoting cultural identities through advertising in Cameroon and South Africa. Ponte: International Multidisciplinary Journal of Sciences and Research, 73(1): 80-103. Available online at:

Hove, LM & Nkamta, PN. 2017. One supervisor, two students: experiences and anxieties of PhD journeys, The Journal for Transdiciplinary Research in Southern Africa, 13(1), a340. Available online at: td.v13i1.340.

Bechuke, AL, Nkamta, PN & Oduaran, A. 2017. Applying the simultaneous processes of teaching-learning and managing challenging learner behaviour in classrooms: Teachers’ effectiveness in creating time balance. Ponte: International Multidisciplinary Journal of Sciences and Research, 73(3): 194-214. Available online at:

Nkamta, PN & Ngwenya, TL. 2017. Linguistic inequality in Cameroon: The case of advertising in Douala. South African Journal of African Languages, 37(2):1-11. Available online at: Nkamta, PN. 2012. Screens, billboards and words: advertising in whose language? Sino-US Journal of Language Teaching, 9(8): 1441–1450.

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ORCID ID: 0000-0003-1301-1326