1 December 2012

Angola: Writer to Sell Book Translated in Two Vernacular Languages

Luanda — The writer Ana Maria de Oliveira will soon present the version of her book entitled "Kauyka" translated in the Angolan vernacular languages Kimbundu and Umbundu, ANGOP has learnt, According to the writer, the mentioned book will be translated into several vernacular languages, but at the moment it is only available in Kimbundu and Umbundu.

"Kauyka" is a collection of five books.

The writer informed also that the National Institute of Research and Education Development (INIDE) has praised the project, due to the fact that the initiative stimulates youths and children to like reading.

Ana Maria de Oliveira is a social educator, anthropologist and member of parliament.

She published the books "Angola e a Expressão da sua Cultura Material" (1992) and "Elementos Simbólicos do Kimbanguismo" (1994).

She was Culture minister from 1993 to 1999.

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