Aremu Adeola is a linguist, lexicographer and translator. He's an advocate of African languages with an emphasis on the Yoruba language. He is the creator of the first African Indigenous language crossword game, Yooba Lingo, and also the founder of Aremu Language Consult Limited.
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Protesters from the #EndSARS movement agreed to hold a festival of lights on Friday night in honor of heroes who lost their lives due to police brutality.
The question of control over SARS has not been adequately answered. The constitution vested control of the police to the presidency under the police chief. But that chain-of-command has broken.
As more tech companies attempt to provide translation and access to multiple languages online, controversies and challenges arise — especially when it comes to accuracy and cultural nuance.
Linguists who study Yorùbá have long taken issue with ascribing meaning of the word àmò̩té̩kùn interchangeably with the leopard, cheetah and tiger.
Using Yorùbá words in their original forms helps ensure that culture — kept alive through language — continues to thrive.