African Languages

Glebelands Hitmen Get Life Imprisonment For Taxi Boss Killing

Two Glebelands Hostel hitmen were sentenced to life imprisonment in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Durban on Friday for the killing of Lamontville …

Crime

Who is Whitney Carter actress Shona McGarty on EastEnders and what is the character's love triangle with Woody and Halfway?

EASTENDERS character Whitney Carter has had a tumultuous love life so far with her marriage to Lee Carter crumbling and getting involved in some …

Celebrity News (UK)

Coronation Street: Josh left rattled by a face from the past – watch the scene

Is the truth about to be revealed about his past crimes?<p>Rapist Josh Tucker will be left perturbed by Shona’s investigations into his past in next …

Coronation Street

EastEnders star Shona McGarty is distraught after naked pictures were leaked online

EASTENDERS star Shona McGarty is distraught after naked pictures were leaked online.<p>The actress, 26, is thought to have had her iCloud account …

Celebrity News (UK)

SPOILER ALERT - Coronation Street's David attacks Josh

Josh may be putting up a convincing front, but knowing what she does, Shona is getting closer to the truth.<p>First, she speaks to an old training …

Celebrity News (UK)

Frank Ocean - Nightz (Sango Edit)

This one is for you Indie Shufflers out there. It's a very cool edit of a much adored song. Is it my favorite track? No. It's mostly going up because …

Indie Music

EastEnders' Shona McGarty 'is the latest star to have naked photos hacked and leaked online'

EastEnders' star Shona McGarty is reportedly the latest victim to have private pictures leaked online after her iCloud was hacked.<p>According to The …

Television (UK)

Evolution's Worst Mistake? How About External Testicles?

This week, a video of a lawyer threatening to call ICE on women speaking Spanish at a restaurant went viral. "This is America," said Aaron …

Language

Tower Hamlets renters complain of months of 'gross' water

<b>Renters in east London say they have not been able to take proper showers for months because their water supply "splutters" and is brown and cloudy.</b><p>Shona Bland said the "gross" water supply in her block of flats in Pollard Row, Bethnal Green, has been inconsistent since Boxing Day.<p>She claimed Tower …

Water

For too long, African languages have been defined by the European colonialists who wrote them

The issue of mother tongue education has been fiercely but sporadically debated in South Africa since 1994. In the past two and a half years, student protests at universities across the country have breathed new life into the discussions.<p>Proponents of mother tongue education tend to argue that …

Language

Decolonising education: Lessons from the Afrikaans language

Related Links<p>Seeing the Afrikaans language as a decolonised language, speakers at the Breaking Down boarders Africa Youth Summit conference shared …

News (South Africa)

The fading use of indigenous languages in African households

Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was one of the speakers at the 7th Annual International Igbo Conference this year. The one day conference …

Indigenous Peoples

Judicial system ‘must move away from using only English’

Related Links<p>South Africa’s judicial system would serve its citizens more efficiently if it moved away from the monolingual use of English and …

News (South Africa)

Coronation Street spoilers – Shona makes shock new Josh discovery

<i>Coronation Street</i>'s Shona Ramsey makes a disturbing discovery as she investigates Josh Tucker's past next week.<p>Shona (Julia Goulding) is determined …

Soap Operas

Sorry, but Twitter still doesn’t recognize Swahili as a language

Despite what the folks <i>on</i> Twitter might tell you, the folks <i>at</i> Twitter still have not officially recognized the language of Swahili yet.<p>In early May, stories started circulating that Twitter had recognized Swahili, making tweet translations easier and allowing the language’s almost 100 million …

Social Media

10 Coronation Street spoilers: Phelan returns, David attacks Josh and is Nicola dead?

<b>The drama on Coronation Street is heating up ahead of a week of late night specials but as Pat Phelan returns with revenge in mind, who is set to</b> …

Coronation Street

Coronation Street's Shona Ramsey discovers why Josh Tucker was fired from his last job after meeting his other rape victim

Shona Ramsey made a shocking discovery about Josh Tucker in tonight's Coronation Street.<p>David Platt pleaded guilty at his hearing to assaulting Gary …

Television (UK)

Concert review: Sango's just a dad DJing in socks

Tuesday night's show at Fox Theatre featuring Shanye (yes, pronounced like Kanye), Kaelin Ellis and Sango, featured swimsuits as clothing in the …

Music

Parliament: Childhood survivors of violence likely to earn less as adults

The damaging effects of violence against children extend into adulthood and beyond the victims - to the country’s economy.<p>More political will is …

News (South Africa)

Rabs Vhafuwi On His New Album And Plans To Open Up The Industry For Venda People

If you're a Rabs Vhafuwi fan, stand up, he has news for you -- his new album is here and it everything you have come to expect from him and more.The …

Music

African Cloth

African Cloth<br>African-Cloth<br>Learn the meaning of unique African-Cloth Kente-cloth, Mud-cloth and Ndebele.<br>Three of the most famous African-cloth designs …

South Africa

David Beckham's former trainer reveals 5-minute desk workout to help you lose weight

ARE you constantly stiff from sitting at your desk all day?<p>We all know desk jobs aren't great for our health, not only are you barely active during …

Yoga

Coronation Street spoilers: David Platt attacks rapist Josh Tucker after he targets Max

<b>David Platt is set to have a violent showdown with Josh Tucker, the man who drugged and raped him in Coronation Street. But will his attack undermine</b> …

Coronation Street

Coronation Street spoiler: Shona makes a shocking discovery about Josh

Josh is quietly worried when his old training partner Claire tells him that Shona called in the gym asking questions about his past. Alya is …

Soap Operas

Frank Ocean's "Nights" Got a Banging New Sángo Remix

"Nightz" is the latest of Sángo's Bounced It edits. Drink it on up.<p>It's pretty much a given that Frank Ocean's output over the six years or so is basically not improvable, though it is interesting to hear it with a different feel. Producer Sángo has given <i>Blonde</i> track "Nights" a refreshed lease of …

Music

Coronation Street: David confronts Josh – “He’s panicking now” reveals Ryan Clayton

As Shona tracks down another of Josh's victims the actor reveals the rapist's next move<p>The net closes in on rapist Josh Tucker in Coronation Street …

Coronation Street

Robert collapses, Shona makes a big discovery and Phelan is alive!

As David gets a suspended sentence for his attack on Gary, Shona discovers Josh has raped before, causing David to square up to his attacker. …

Television (UK)

Coronation Street spoiler: David receives his sentence

The judge sentences David to 18 months in prison, suspended for two years.<p>At the same time, having witnessed another argument between them, Alya …

Soap Operas

Coronation Street spoiler: Gary discovers the truth about Phelan

Gary summons his friend Joe and explains that he needs a favour.<p>Later, Gary and Joe pull up at the campsite in Abergele. Gary is shocked when he …

Soap Operas

Kenyans are saying 'Ni Hao' as Chinese language learning booms

China's presence in Africa is growing. Hot on the heels of the economic boom is a flowering of Chinese language schools, targeting young Kenyans …

Language Learning