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Africa: Speaking My Language

Categories: Sub-Saharan Africa, South Africa, Arts & Culture, Language

Read Ngugi wa Thiong’o's address [1]at the 2012 Sunday Times Literary Awards in South Africa: “One of the basic, most fundamental means of individual and communal self realization is language. That’s why the right to language is a human right, like all the other rights, enshrined in the constitution. It’s exercise in different ways communally and individually chosen, is a democratic right.”