n Language Matters : Studies in the Languages of Southern Africa - Editorial

Volume 32, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0256-5986



Extracted from text ... Editorial Note One of the aims of Language Matters is to provide a forum for discussion on the whole spectrum of language usage and debate for all the languages of Southern Africa. It is, therefore, particularly pleasing to be able to publish two contributions from Malawi in this edition. The first article argues for the use of the indigenous languages in the judicial/legal system of Malawi. According to the Malawian constitution every citizen has the right to use the language of his/her choice, but this is difficult to implement in practice. The power of the ex-colonial language (English) still dominates ..

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