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Language: Kinyarwanda

  • Apr 17, 2012
  • 09:46 PM

Rwanda: Can Kinyarwanda Be Cured of Foreign-Language Infection?

Eric Bright / AllAfrica
"The Rwandan language and culture are being diluted by the introduction of all the other languages and cultures in the country," remarks Théogene Munyazikwiye, who is in charge of the language department at the Academy. "This may lead to their possible loss which is why we need to look at ways that will enable our language and culture to coexist with the foreign ones without one causing the deterioration of one or the other."
  • Mar 20, 2012
  • 01:50 PM

On-line Kiswahili teaching pays well

The Citizen Daily
He was not surprised when students from different parts of the world registered in droves to benefit from his High Intensive Language Drilling (HILD) system meant to teach the language online. The system enables him to teach from the comfort of his office using Skype.
  • Mar 19, 2012
  • 10:06 AM

Preserve Kinyarwanda Language, Says Academic

Bonny Mukombozi /
Rwandans have been urged to preserve the sovereignty and standards of Kinyarwanda language by demonstrating accuracy of its literature, grammar, and the richness embedded in it. The executive secretary for the newly established Rwanda academy of language and culture, Dr James Vuningoma, said this, during celebrations to mark the International Mother Language Day, held in Rubavu.
  • Apr 28, 2011
  • 11:28 AM

Rwanda: Reflections On Language

Minega Isibo /
It is something I sympathise with. I once had an assignment to translate something from English to Kinyarwanda. Had the translation been the other way round, I would have had little trouble.