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PanSALB LAUNCHES LANGUAGE ACTIVISM MONTH CAMPAIGN IN GQEBERHA, EASTERN CAPE

MEDIA STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE       01 FEBRUARY 2023, PRETORIA PanSALB LAUNCHES LANGUAGE ACTIVISM MONTH CAMPAIGN IN GQEBERHA, EASTERN CAPE   As part of the institution’s efforts to promote the use of mother tongue and the furtherance of multilingualism in South Africa, the Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) will, this morning, be launching …

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South Africa: Justice and Correctional Services Committee Seeks Input on Bill to Recognise Sign Language

The Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services today requested stakeholders and interested persons to provide written submissions on the Constitution Eighteenth Amendment Bill, B1 – 2023. The Bill seeks to amend the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa 1996 so as to recognise South African Sign Language as one of the official languages …

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PanSALB DISHEARTENED AT DISPARAGING COMMENTS ABOUT AFRIKAANS

PRESS RELEASE  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     17 November 2022, PRETORIA PanSALB   DISHEARTENED AT DISPARAGING COMMENTS ABOUT AFRIKAANS  The Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) has noted with concern the disparaging comments made by South African born actress, Ms Charlize Theron, wherein she disregards the Afrikaans language as ‘dying out’ and ‘not very useful’ and only …

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PanSALB CONDUCTS MULTILINGUALISM CONFERENCE

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 16 November 2022, PRETORIA PanSALB CONDUCTS MULTILINGUALISM CONFERENCE   The Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) will, today 16-17 November 2022, be conducting a Multilingualism Conference being held at the Emperor’s Palace in Kempton Park, Johannesburg. The discussions at the conference will centre around the effective implementation of language prescripts …

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PanSALB TO CONDUCT MULTILINGUALISM CONFERENCE

MEDIA ADVISORY   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE       10 NOVEMBER 2022, PRETORIA PanSALB TO CONDUCT MULTILINGUALISM CONFERENCE    The Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) will, from 16 -17 November 2022, be conducting a language conference in Kempton Park, Johannesburg, under the theme “The Furtherance of Multilingualism in South Africa for an equitable future”.  Discussions …

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LOAD-SHEDDING DECLARED SA WORD OF THE YEAR 2022

PRESS STATEMENT    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     17 OCTOBER 2022, PRETORIA  ANNOUNCEMENT OF SA WORD OF THE YEAR 2022  LOAD-SHEDDING DECLARED SA WORD OF THE YEAR 2022 #SAWordoftheYear #InternationalDictionaryDay   Today, 17 October 2021, the Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) in association media research company, Focal Points, proclaims the word/term Load-shedding as the 2022 South African …

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PanSALB E PHATLALATSA LETHATHAMA LA MATSWE A SELEMO SA 2022 A AFRIKA BORWA

PHATLALATSO YA DITABA E TLA NTSHWA HANGHANG   13 MPHALANE 2022, PRETORIA PanSALB E PHATLALATSA LETHATHAMA LA MATSWE A SELEMO SA 2022 A AFRIKA BORWA #Lentswelaselemosa2022laAfrikaBorwa #LetsatsilaMatjhabalaDibukantswe Boto ya Puo ya Afrika Borwa (PanSALB), ka kopanelo le khamphane ya dipatlisiso tsa media, Focal Points, e phatlalatsa lethathama la mantswe a latelang a kgethuweng bakeng sa Lentswe …

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PanSALB ANNOUNCES 2022 SA WORD OF THE YEAR SHORTLIST

PRESS STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 13 OCTOBER 2022, PRETORIA PanSALB ANNOUNCES 2022 SA WORD OF THE YEAR SHORTLIST #2022SAWordoftheYear #InternationalDictionaryDay The Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB), in association with media research company, Focal Points, hereby announces the following shortlisted words as candidates for 2022 SA Word of the Year: Phala-Phala Load-shedding Xenophobia Inganekwane Gaslighting …

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