For now, the language will primarily be used for administrative purposes, appearing as one of the official languages in some official documents, reports say.
MPs Approve Law Making Kiswahili Official Language
New Times, 9 February 2017
Members of the Lower House yesterday passed the organic law establishing Kiswahili as an official language. Swahili joins Kinyarwanda, English and French as the country's fourth… Read more »
English words translated to Kiswahili.
Plans to Make Kiswahili Compulsory in Schools
East African, 9 February 2017
Rwanda plans to introduce Kiswahili in its school curriculum by next year, as the government moves to adopt it as an official language. Read more »
EALA Hails Rwanda For Wanting to Make Kiswahili Official
EA Business, 22 January 2017
The East African Legislative Assembly has congratulated Rwanda following its move to start a legislative process towards making Kiswahili one of the official languages in the… Read more »
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