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English is an African Language- the Language of Coexistence

By |2017-10-28T20:36:16+01:00October 27th, 2017|Categories: Horn of Africa, Interventions, Maghreb|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Mauritanian writer Mohmed Bouya Bamba argues that English has practical advantages for interethnic and intercountry communication in Africa, so Africans should reclaim the language instead of waging a futile ideological war

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