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  • Happy Heritage Month 2020

    Posted on September 01, 2020

    Happy Heritage Month 2020. Celebrating this year's heritage month with books and their impact.

  • Happy Africa Day 2020

    Posted on May 25, 2020

    Happy Africa Day 2020

  • University of Pretoria 2020 Virtual Graduation Ceremony

    Posted on April 01, 2020

    On behalf of the African Languages Department, the HoD congratulates all students ( especially those whose degrees include our modules) for graduating in relevant degrees/ diplomas

  • WATCH: SADiLaR digitisation node at UP developing SA languages ‘in an African way, developed by Africans for Africans’

    Posted on March 10, 2020

    The University of Pretoria, as host of SADiLaR's digitisation node, is helping bring technological development for African languages on par with the best that exists for major languages of the world.

  • UP-SADiLaR workshop

    Posted on January 27, 2020

    The Department of African Languages, in collaboration with SADiLaR, is proud to host a range of workshops

  • Indigenous Language Conference 2019

    Posted on October 03, 2019

    The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) declared 2019 as the Year of Indigenous Languages (YIL). The aim was to raise awareness of the consequences of the endangering the Indigenous Languages across the world, and establish a link between language,...

  • Beating the odds: four-time cancer survivor receives master’s degree

    Posted on April 23, 2019

    “Katsuzo! Zettai makenai!” This is Japanese for “I will win! I’ll never give up!”, and it’s a phrase that certainly applies to Lisa Sanders, who’s just graduated with a master’s degree in Translation and Interpreting Studies, from the University of...

  • International Mother Language Day 2019

    Posted on February 21, 2019

    The Theme International Mother Language Day 2019: The days is observed on February 21 every year. The theme of this year's International Mother Language Day will be: INDIGENOUS LANGUAGES AS A FACTOR IN DEVELOPMENT, PEACE AND RECONCILIATION. The Significance The annual observance of...

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