The signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between South Africa and Kenya will facilitate the introduction of Kiswahili as an elective language in South African schools. This, writes Kylie Kiunguyu for This is Africa, is the next step in fully integrating Kiswahili as an indigenous language to promote unity and social cohesion with fellow Africans.
Kenya Agreement to See Teaching of Kiswahili in South African Schools
This is Africa, 23 May 2019
Kenya and South Africa have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to provide a foundation for the introduction of Kiswahili as an elective language in the South African educational… Read more »
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VOA, 4 October 2018
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South African schoolchildren (file photo).
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