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William Wellington Gqoba’s Isizwe Esinembali Xhosa Histories And Poetry (1873 – 1888)

By |2018-06-06T13:10:06+01:00May 3rd, 2018|Categories: Horn of Africa, Reading|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Sanele Ntshingana recently received an honours degree in African languages from Rhodes University. He is now studying for an MA in African Languages with a focus on historical sociolinguistics. His research interests include Xhosa historiography, the making and unmaking of archive and the production of "history". The late eighteenth century southern seaboard

English an African Language? Hay’ khona! (Nope)

By |2018-01-22T10:06:17+01:00October 27th, 2017|Categories: Interventions|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In a response to recent articles in the Journal of African Cultural Studies, Wanga Gambushe (SOAS) asks whether English can be an African language from a particularly South African perspective