Strides made in adding to 11 official languages

The Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) is committed to the process of ensuring that excluded languages are recognised as part of the official South African languages.

This is part of its attempts to preserve African languages.

PanSALB resolved to keep Sesotho sa Leboa as the appropriate official language and this will be presented to Parliament for final adoption.

Others languages have yet to be given official status, including Khoisan, Nama & San.

Chief Executive of the Pan South African Language Board, Rakwena Monareng, gives an update on some of the progress made and explains some of the criteria needed for a language to be accredited official status.

Listen to the full interview below...


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