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Africans deserve to hear their stories
Africans deserve to hear their stories
At the Franschhoek Literary Festival a few months ago, I was sorely challenged on the foundation of the English curriculum taught in South African...
Ndabo Zulu hails the queen
Ndabo Zulu hails the queen
While trumpeter Ndabo Zulu was studying at the Norwegian Academy of Music (from 2017 to 2019) and building on the idea that would become his opus,...
Zoë Modiga: Many colours after Yellow
Zoë Modiga: Many colours after Yellow
Zoë Modiga has not been home for a while because she’s “getting money three ways”.
Mother-tongue learning lays a better foundation
Mother-tongue learning lays a better foundation
Imagine moving to the Democratic Republic of the Congo as a first-language English speaker and trying to learn French. The experience might be...
The torment of being a ‘questionable’ South African
The torment of being a ‘questionable’ South African
“Indololwane” (elbow in isiZulu) is probably a word you have never had to think about but, for Tsonga and Venda people, to know it and be able...
Connecting isiXhosa, isiZulu to the digital age
Connecting isiXhosa, isiZulu to the digital age
We live in a world where around 7000 languages are spoken, and...
isiZulu literature gets a boost
isiZulu literature gets a boost
In July 2017, husband-and-wife team Ariana (née Munsamy) and Wade Smit started a publishing house called Kwasukela Books, because of a desire to...
At a loss for words in vernacular
At a loss for words in vernacular
COMMENTA public lecture in Lusaka by renowned writer and thinker Ngugi wa Thiong’o on the Language of Justice was an intellectual pleasure....
Aspiring teachers will have to ukufunda ulimi lweSintu
Aspiring teachers will have to ukufunda ulimi lweSintu
Universities are forcing first-year students who want to become teachers to study African languages, in a bid to help more children in grades one,...
Physics needn't be Greek to isiZulu
Physics needn't be Greek to isiZulu
You are sitting in a slightly musty-smelling lecture theatre, a physics lecturer at the front of the room, writing an equation on the blackboard....
[Video]Weekend 101: Guptagate heats up Parliament
[Video]Weekend 101: Guptagate heats up Parliament
The Gupta saga comes to Parliament; isiZulu for all school children; and shock, horror from the BBC over poor whites in SA.
Court rules on 'kitchen' isiZulu case
Court rules on 'kitchen' isiZulu case
A Durban school did discriminate against its isiZulu-speaking pupils by offering Afrikaans at a higher grade than isiZulu in 2007, the Equality...

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