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Language From
An African
Perspective

21 February was International Mother Language Day, and judging by the hype on social media and the events organised in South Africa, I have to say, a great part of the country seems to be ‘woke’ to language issues. It does not mean we agree on standpoints regarding language, but there seems to be a…

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Is there a place for Coloured Culture in the New South Africa?

– Jazz and other Music: Jonathan Butler, Bianca Le Grange, Singer Neville Nash, Freddy Arendse and Zamar, Richard Jon Smith, Lionel Petersen, Miracles and Flood -Medical Doctors include: Dr V L Makenna (my neighbour), Dr Khan, Dr Tim Quan and Dr Green-Thompson, Dr Raymond Campbell and the Fisher brothers: Vincent, Trevor and Dugmore (Puncho). Actors/Actresses:…

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Die Afrikaans
van die Kaapse Moslems

Achmat Davids, Die Afrikaans van die Kaapse Moslems (verwerk deur Hein Willemse), Stigting vir Bemagtiging deur Afrikaans (SBA), Hansa Reproprint, 2018. As ’n maatskaplike werker het Davids ’n lewendige belangstelling in die kultuur van sy gemeenskap gehad, en veral die belangrike bydrae wat hulle gemaak het tot die ontstaan van Afrikaans. Sewe jaar voor sy…

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