Author of anti-colonialist novels who also served as Minister of Foreign Affairs in Cameroon from 1992 to 1997.
He was a member of the Cameroonian delegation to the United Nations in 1960, following the completion of his studies.
He is known for his 1956 novel Houseboy, which became a classic of 20th century African literature.
He married and had three children.
He was a writer like Mark Twain.