Launched in 2018 across five countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, including South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal and Cameroon, Facebook has partnered with Africa Check, Africa's first independent fact-checking organisation, to expand its local language coverage across: Nigeria, in Yoruba and Igbo, adding to Hausa which was already supported Swahili in Kenya Wolof in Senegal Afrikaans, Zulu, Setswana, Sotho, Northern Sotho
and Southern Ndebele in South Africa
Past team challenges have featured problems from a wide range of languages including Mongolian, Lao, Hawaiian, Northern Sotho
, and American Sign Language.
In Northern Sotho
idiom, the question naa ba tla boa?
South African historian Peter Sekibakiba Lekgoathi, who has researched ethnicity and the history of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), appropriately writes about Bantustan identity, censorship, and subversion on Northern Sotho
Radio under the dreaded apartheid era, focusing on its most intense period, the 1960s through 1980s.
The marking of diminutives and augmentatives underwent massive change in some Bantu languages: eight languages (Bafia, Eton, Northern Sotho
, Shona, Swati, Tswana, Venda, Zulu) out of the 23 Bantu languages selected for this study, show morpho-syntactic strategies for the encoding of diminutives and augmentatives which are an innovation with respect to the traditional pattern of noun class marking.
Rigel and Betelgeuse, with Sirius and Procyon, were known as Magakgala or Mahakala to the Basuto, Lobedu, Northern Sotho
The grammatical position of the subject noun phrase in Northern Sotho
is to the left of the predicate.
I am currently apprenticing with a Northern Sotho
healer in Johannesburg to learn southern African healing and traditional medicine.
In the mountains and to the west, the Sotho languages--Southern Sotho, Northern Sotho
, and Setswana--predominate.
Raped by the patriarchal manipulation of the North, Africa now stands in danger of further battering by home-grown patriarchies; Madipoane Masenya, "Proverbs 31:10-31 in a South African Context: A Reading for the Liberation of African (Northern Sotho
) Women" in Semeia 78 (1997), p.
Out of the 1.1 million inhabitants in the district 96.4 percent are black, and the great majority belongs to the Northern Sotho
(21) Surveys were administered in person during pre-scheduled appointments in one of seven languages: English, Afrikaans, Zulu, Xhosa, Northern Sotho
, Southern Sotho and Tswana.