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oa Lexikos - The Political Economy of the Harmonisation of the Nguni and the Sotho Languages

 

Abstract

The author believes that it is essential to revisit the issue of the harmonisation of the African languages of South Africa. 'He maintains that most people who have been writing on the subject locally have not understood the kernel of the original Nhlapo-Alexander proposal and restates the economic and political arguments for it. Because there are no ""linguistic"" barriers to the realisation of this proposal, he concludes that the main obstacle is the lack of political will and appeals to the relevant academics and political I cultural leadership of the country to reconsider the issue against the background of a similar movement in the rest of the continent.

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1998-01-01
2016-12-09
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