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Hanging with South Africans

International Literacy Day promotes understanding

As the world commemorates International Literacy Day, the Department of Education proposes changes to its language policies, making it compulsory to learn an African language at school.

mother tongue education

South Africa’s mother tongue education challenge

In a country with 11 official languages, and a beleaguered school system, the language of instruction is a contentious issue and young South Africans will suffer if language policies are poorly implemented.

Greeting cards celebrate SA’s languages

South African entrepreneur Gildah Tshukutswane has turned her dream of creating greeting cards in African languages into a successful business.

Cards celebrate South Africa’s languages

South African entrepreneur Gildah Tshukutswane has turned her dream of creating African greeting cards in African languages into a successful business.
The Iliad goes local

Cartier finalist fights illiteracy in South Africa

A South African entrepreneur was shortlisted as a finalist in the Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards, an annual international initiative to identify, support and encourage projects by women entrepreneurs worldwide.
Transforming waste to wealth

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