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Russell H Kaschula

Russell H Kaschula

    Teaching Mandarin in schools is another slap in the face for African languages
    Teaching Mandarin in schools is another slap in the face for African languages
    It’s said that behind every powerful language is an army and money. Consider the case of English. In South Africa, as in its other colonies, the...
    Strategy for multilingual success
    Strategy for multilingual success
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    The practicalities of implementing the policy will be difficult but the benefits are enormous
    The practicalities of implementing the policy will be difficult but the benefits are enormous
    It was shocking to hear someone on Xolani Gwala's SAfm early morning news programme this month referring to the use of African languages in the...
    Our speech could unite us
    Our speech could unite us
    Language is the key to social cohesion. No, I am not suggesting that all South Africans should learn and speak to each other in English. We have...