African Languages

The languages of Africa are divided into several major language families: Niger‚ÄďCongo or perhaps Atlantic‚ÄďCongo 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 ‚Ķ

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CODESRIA Bulletin, Nos 2 & 3, 2021 - Special Issue: Pan Africanism …

CODESRIA · 14 June 2021 English

This has been and Kate Williams sum up the being echoed from all parts of the the lesson in the Pan-African future of Pan Africanism in the CODESRIA Bulletin, Nos 2&3, 2021 Page 8 digital era in their since biological anthropologists the global anti-apartheid struggles enslavement, the pseudo-science of traversed the African towns and that forced the South African. [...] The the pandemic of police killings in respond to the new Biden-Harris images of the deaths of Africans in the United States intensify with the Administration in the United States the Mediterranean Sea

Africa. In a to destructive mining practices, African languages hold some of context where the brain-drain


⋄ 1 - Introduction: Pan Africanism and the Reparative Framework for Global ‚Ķ

CODESRIA · 14 June 2021 English

This has been and Kate Williams sum up the being echoed from all parts of the the lesson in the Pan-African future of Pan Africanism in the CODESRIA Bulletin, Nos 2&3, 2021 Page 8 digital era in their since biological anthropologists the global anti-apartheid struggles enslavement, the pseudo-science of traversed the African towns and that forced the South African. [...] The the pandemic of police killings in respond to the new Biden-Harris images of the deaths of Africans in the United States intensify with the Administration in the United States the Mediterranean Sea

Africa. In a to destructive mining practices, African languages hold some of context where the brain-drain


Do Expedited Asylum Screenings and Adjudications at the Border Work?

Human Rights First · 7 June 2021 English

MAY 2021 Do Expedited Asylum Screenings and Adjudications at the Border Work? Expedited processing of asylum requests at the border hinges on unfair and unrealistic expectations that people seeking asylum, …

interpreter, including many Indigenous and African languages as well as Haitian Creole, have reported being


Dimensions of the New Diaspora: African Immigrant Communities & Organizations in New …

CCIS · 27 May 2021 English

A Profile of African Immigrants in the United States Who are the immigrants who make up the new African diaspora in America? The racial composition of South African immigrants, who make up 7% of all African immigrants to the US, inverts the racial composition of the rest of Africa: over 80% of South African immigrants in the Meanwhile, only 21% of black African immigrants have been in the US that long.33 Blacks make up 91% of African immigrants who have been in the US for 5 years or fewer, but only 70% of African immigrants

Services, and the shortage of media outlets in African languages). 153 See supra, VI.a.iv.a (discussing the linguistic capability in one of the indigenous African languages spoken by their constituency, and most had


Data and Automation (with Arthur Gwagwa and Deb Raji) Annie Galvin (AG): …

Data & Society Institute · 24 May 2021 English

What this basically means is that I think some of the decisions may not actually protect the interest of Africans, and then finally, related to data again, the ongoing debate about genetic sequencing data and the future of agriculture, you know, agriculture is the backbone of African economies, so companies like Bayer, Monsanto, and John Deere have a monopoly on the seed and pesticide industries,. [...

natural language processing to ensure that African languages are fully reflected in, not only in cyberspace


ANNUAL REPORT 2020 A

UNESCO · 7 May 2021 English

The MDP falls under the authority of the Director-General and it is managed by the Communication and Information Sector Assistant Director-General, and in particular by the Chiefs of the Freedom …

diffused on air in over 12 languages, including African languages such as Fulfulde, Haoussa, Mandingue, Peul diffused on air in over 12 languages, including African languages such as Fulfulde, Haoussa, Mandingue, Peul


Evaluation of UNESCO’s action to revitalize and promote indigenous languages

UNESCO · 8 April 2021 English

The primary objectives of the present evaluation were to assess the higher-level process that led up to the Bangkok Statement on Language and Inclusion; results of the IYIL2019 and UNESCO’s …

Africa alone) and much of the continent saw no African languages are indigenous to Africa, but they are not hand, there is a clear risk in treating all African languages as part of the beyond (i.e., to NCs, IPOs to a terminology: ‚Äėindigenous languages‚Äô, ‚ÄėAfrican languages‚Äô, ‚Äėnational‚Äô, ‚Äėcommunity‚Äô and lower level Norwegian, Swedish so we need to do more, African languages need to be developed in cyberspace‚ÄĚ and Finnish 7. Dr Tunde Adegbola, Executive Director, African Languages Technology Initiative 82 Annex 8: Key Documents


⋄ CORA Brochure 2021

CODESRIA · 7 April 2021 English

The Collective for the Renewal of Africa (CORA) will commemorate its launch with a series of six conversations identifying the role and responsibilities of African intellectuals across the political, social Speakers will be taking a deep dive into the role and responsibilities of African intellectuals in the evolution of the continent and the various ways that knowledge resources can be harnessed in a context le Renouveau Africain Youtube: Cora Afrika Twitter: @Cor_ africa COLLECTIVE FOR THE RENEWAL OF AFRICA LAUNCH EVENT SERIES | 2021 9 About CORA The Collective for the Renewal of Africa (CORA) is a Pan-African

2021 www.corafrika.org DAY FIVE THE ROLE OF AFRICAN LANGUAGES IN SOCIAL TRANSFORMATION 16 April 2021 - 15:00


A Test of Trust: Insights on South Africans' Views of the COVID-19 …

IJR · 31 March 2021 English

But questions remain: How many South Africans would take an approved COVID-19 vaccine if it was offered to them? Why would someone not accept the vaccine?

accessible and intelligible in all South African languages, as English tends to dominate scientific


Africa's Latent Assets

NBER · 25 March 2021 English

First, success in African society is talent driven and Africa has experienced high levels of perceived and actual social mobility. Africans are the most multilingual people in the world, have high levels of religious tolerance, and are welcoming to strangers. The experience of navigating cultural and linguistic diversity sets Africans up for success in a globalized world.

different histories. This history is reflected in African languages where 4We borrow this word inspired by Appiah this openness can be found in African languages. Many African languages have the same word for stranger/foreigner the 32 most widely spoken African languages and 91 non-African languages using GoogleTranslate and dictionaries dictionaries. 20 out of 31 (65%) African languages have the same words for stranger/foreigner and guest the surface of the important differences African languages can make. For example Bantu languages have


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