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  • Mar 13, 2012
  • 07:23 PM

Sheng Does Enrich English Language

Ashford Kimani / The Star
Sheng, according to the Oxford Advanced Learner’s dictionary, is a simple form of language that includes words from English, Kiswahili and other African languages, used especially between young people in cities. When the minister for education, Prof. Sam Ongeri, was releasing the results for both KCPE and KCSE for the year 2011 he lamented the poor performance in the languages and attributed this to Sheng.

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