African Languages

The languages of Africa are divided into several major language families: Niger–Congo or perhaps Atlantic–Congo languages (Bantu and non-Bantu, the inclusion of Mande and a few other groups is disputed) are spoken in West, Central, Southeast and Southern Africa. Afroasiatic languages are spread throughout Western Asia, North Africa, the Horn of Africa and parts of the Sahel. Indo-European languages are spoken in South Africa and Namibia (Afrikaans, English, German) and are used as lingua francas in the former colonies of Britain and Liberia that was part of American Colonization Society (English), former colonies of France and of Belgium (French), former …



PCNS: Policy Center for the New South · 20 March 2024 English

THE NEW LANGUAGE-BASED DIGITAL DIVIDE The role of governments in bridging the digital divide has typically been seen as a mix of promoting investment and policy reform that increases connectivity …

Low-resource language modelling of South African languages. arXiv preprint arXiv:2104.00772. 50. Nagle

CEPEO: Centre for Education Policy and Equalising Opportunities · 11 March 2024 English

First, the majority of the identified measurement tools have not been evaluated for all aspects of reliability and validity, and only seven measurement tools met the common acceptability thresholds for …

number concept development in four South African languages. South African Journal of Education, 41(4)

Small Arms Survey · 7 March 2024 English

Armed groups from Zawiya, a coastal city that lies 47 km west of the capital, Tripoli, have come to play an increasingly important role in Libya’s power struggles. Conflict among …

University Press, 2023). He studied Arabic and African languages and history, conflict, and development studies

PNG NRI: PNG National Research Institute · 5 March 2024 English

The next section provides the objective for this study and explains and describes the mutual relationship among the main elements of UBE which consist of the contexts, the goal of …

Fardon, R., & Furnisa, G. (Eds.). (1994). African languages, development and the state. New York: Routledge

IPA: International Publishers Association · 23 February 2024 English

Responses to the survey in Europe around the importation of books highlighted 23 countries for the sourcing of books, with the top three, recording the most mentions, the United Kingdom, …

education books, and books are produced in local African languages as well as in English. The main indigenous

MRG: Minority Rights Group International · 12 February 2024

include the Church of the Nazarene, the Church of the We should keep the religion but this part of their pro- Apostles in Mozambique, the South African Church, the gramme …

sect until the late 1940's. literature in African languages. In fact , up until the Second African Watch

RIA: Research ICT Africa · 2 February 2024 English

RIA’s dynamic and evolving research agenda examines the uneven distribution of the benefits and harms of the intensifying global processes of digitalisation and datafication. [...] The quality of the underlying …

e-government services do not adequately cater to African languages. These linguistic barriers not only pose problems may conduct content moderation in specific African languages only, or AI content moderation tools are not

UN: The United Nations · 31 January 2024 English

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communicate with patients who spoke Indigenous African languages. Medical interns would be encouraged to specialize

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung · 18 January 2024 German

Neben massiven Investitionen von Seiten der Tech-Konzerne, Finanzinvestoren und im Falle Chinas auch die Unterstützung durch die chinesische Zentralregierung, ist hier besonders die zurückhaltende Regulierung von Daten zu nennen. [...] …

“Introduction to African Languages”. Language Program at Harvard. “Introduction to African Languages”. 11 Jacaranda Health (2023). “Jacaranda launches

GFMD: Global Forum on Migration and Development · 4 January 2024 English

Therefore, it edition is co-organized by the GFMD French Chair, the is important to consider the role of Ghanaian Chair of the Climate Vulnerable Forum and the discourses in the …

and on the continent. The expanded use of African languages stands out as an important driver for narratives

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