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.
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
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 annual observance of...
Decolonizing the young minds with emphasis on the works of BW Vilakazi
Posted on October 26, 2018
As part of the department’s transformation and community engagement initiative, the Head of the Department of African Languages, Professor Mpume Zondi and two isiZulu lecturers, Ms Brenda Bokaba and Ms Lungile Mcwango visited Kgomotso Secondary School at Section DD in Soshanguve.