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 …

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WHO · 1 January 2022 English

languages of Guatemala, and their relevance for African languages. In: Essegbey J, Henderson B, Mc Laughlin


WATHI · 30 November 2021 English

The Special Series of publications on Covid-19 Lessons for West Africa This WATHI5 and the longer Mataki version are the first in a special series on the economic, political, educational …

language, one of the most widely spoken local African languages in West Africa. Mataki is an extension of


AU · 17 November 2021 English

the renewed and strengthened partnership On 12 August, in her message on the occasion between UNESCO and the African Union in the of the celebration of International Youth Day, implementation …

AU theme of the dictation and promotion of African Languages year for 2021 by H.E. Felix Tshisekedi, President


AU · 16 November 2021 English

the renewed and strengthened partnership On 12 August, in her message on the occasion between UNESCO and the African Union in the of the celebration of International Youth Day, implementation …

AU theme of the dictation and promotion of African Languages year for 2021 by H.E. Felix Tshisekedi, President


AU · 28 July 2021 English

A PDF version of this book is available on the African Union website www.au.int and the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade website www.mfat.govt.nz. [...] The African Union …

strengthening the development and use of African languages; publishing research results in scientific development of African languages. Its overall objectives are to: • Promote and develop African languages in general all its institutions shall be, if possible, African languages, Arabic, English, French and Portuguese. Article


AU · 24 June 2021 English

Ultimately, this Theme 1 aims at voicing the concerns of the diverse actors and institutions that make up the African arts, culture and heritage sector and their urgent plea to …

thousands of ancient manuscripts written in African languages. Activities and programs related to this sub-theme


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 …

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


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 …

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


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


ETF · 1 June 2021 English

and focus on the to education and training for purposes of achieving development and use of African languages as a high standards of achievement and mastery while means of delivery and acquisition of education

purposes of achieving development and use of African languages as a high standards of achievement and mastery


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