[Lgpolicy-list] [lg policy] Bambara orthography; African lang's out of African schools; Languages & ebola in Senegal

dzo at bisharat.net dzo at bisharat.net
Thu Dec 11 16:46:42 UTC 2014


Three recent blog posts may be of interest to some on this list:

1) Writing Bambara right (Follow-up to earlier posting about 
non-standard Bambara in ebola poster. Overview of orthography.) 25 
November 2014
http://niamey.blogspot.com/2014/11/writing-bambara-right.html

2) Keeping African languages out of African schools? (Highlights an 
article about punishing Ugandan students for speaking their mother 
tongues in school, and Malawi's recent language of instruction policy 
shift to English-only.) 26 November 2014
http://niamey.blogspot.com/2014/11/keeping-african-languages-out-of.html

3) Languages & communication in Senegal's ebola success (A quick look at 
the linguistic dimension of Senegal's successful ebola communications.) 
11 December 2014
http://niamey.blogspot.com/2014/12/languages-communication-in-senegals.html

Don Osborn, PhD

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