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Using our own languages is the first step towards an African Renaissance

The neglect of our mother tongues is holding us back, says Apioth Mayom Apioth.…

  • Mon Aug 18 04:01:00 2014
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Welcome to Kaurna country

In the Adelaide plains, one Aboriginal language is enjoying an unlikely revival, explains Katrina Power.…

  • Sun Jun 1 08:42:00 2014
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‘Our language is our soul’: saving Aymara

Alexia Kalaitzi on the fight to digitally preserve this indigenous American tongue.…

  • Tue Jun 17 12:55:00 2014
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Sign language is our rightful mother tongue

Jill Jones explains why signing is particularly vulnerable to dying out – and why this basic human right must be protected…

  • Mon Jun 9 03:44:00 2014
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Talking about a revolution

Jo Lateu explains why the world's minority languages matter for all of us - and why we should be fighting for their survival.…

  • Sun Jun 1 12:51:00 2014
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Your language makes you who you are

On International Mother Tongue Day, Jo Lateu explains why our 7,000-plus global languages must be valued and protected.…

  • Fri Feb 21 07:18:00 2014
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Ending the book hunger

Can e-readers revolutionize rural education? asks Didem Tali.…

  • Fri Jul 26 11:08:00 2013
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Country Profile: Mauritius

Contradictions and extremes on an island country 'invented by colonization'.…

  • Mon Apr 1 05:51:00 2013
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KENYA VOTES: The weakness in the media’s election coverage

In a country where political discourse is defined by ethnic group, Maina Waruru fears vernacular radio stations could be used to incite hate.…

  • Wed Feb 20 04:54:00 2013
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We should all be more neighbourly after Wisconsin

The Sikh community at the centre of the latest US shooting have much to teach us about togetherness says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Aug 10 04:08:00 2012
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