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Zimbabwe: Preserving the Shona Linguistic Heritage in the Diaspora

By SIFELANI TSIKO
Senior Writer, allAfrica

A UK based company MJDK Ltd run by a Zimbabwean has developed the Chii? Shona Language Learning App to help promote the learning of one of Zimbabwe’s widely spoken language among children in the Diaspora and beginners. The move seems appropriate and a pleasant surprise to an increasingly uncommon approach to save African languages from extinction and the dominating influence of English globally. Sifelani Tsiko, our senior writer speaks to MJDK spokesperson and business entrepreneur Jane Doka about their innovative Shona App and its role in combating the extinction of indigenous African languages.

Read Full Article: allAfrica.com,. “Zimbabwe: Preserving The Shona Linguistic Heritage In The Diaspora“. N. p., 2015. Web. 21 Dec. 2015.

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