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San-en Khoitale

“I owe my being to the Khoi and San…who were the first to lose their lives in the struggle to defend our freedom and independence…” In beautiful, poetic style former pres. Thabo Mbeki rendered his “I am an African” speech in Parliament on 8 May 1996 at the adoption of our new, democratic constitution. But …

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The PAN SOUTH AFRICAN LANGUAGE BOARD (PanSALB) ANNOUNCES NEW BOARD CHAIRPERSON & DEPUTY CHAIRPERSON

PRESS RELEASE  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     12 APRIL 2022, PRETORIA   The PAN SOUTH AFRICAN LANGUAGE BOARD (PanSALB) ANNOUNCES NEW BOARD CHAIRPERSON & DEPUTY CHAIRPERSON The Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB), in compliance with section 6(5) of the PanSALB Act as amended, has conducted the election of the Board’s new Chairperson, Prof Lolie Makhubu-Badenhorst …

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PanSALB CONDUCTS LINGUISTIC HUMAN RIGHTS AWARENESS CAMPAIGN THROUGH WORKSHOPS CONDUCTED FOR PARENTS OF DEAF CHILDREN IN THE COUNTRY

PRESS STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PRETORIA , 15 March 2022 PanSALB CONDUCTS LINGUISTIC HUMAN RIGHTS AWARENESS CAMPAIGN THROUGH WORKSHOPS CONDUCTED FOR PARENTS OF DEAF CHILDREN IN THE COUNTRY As part of commemorating Human Rights Month, the Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) is currently conducting a Linguistic Human Rights campaign, which amongst others, includes conducting workshops …

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AFRIKAANS NATIONAL LANGUAGE BODY (ANLB) WELCOMES DECISION BY PEARSON SA TO CONTINUE ONLINE VERSION OF THE HANDWOORDEBOEK van die AFRIKAANSE TAAL

MEDIA STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PRETORIA, 25 February 2022 AFRIKAANS NATIONAL LANGUAGE BODY (ANLB) WELCOMES DECISION BY PEARSON SA TO CONTINUE ONLINE VERSION OF THE HANDWOORDEBOEK van die AFRIKAANSE TAAL The Afrikaans National Language Body of the Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) takes note of Pearson SA’s announcement that it will no longer close …

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THE PAN SOUTH AFRICAN LANGUAGE BOARD & DEPARTMENT OF SPORT, ARTS & CULTURE TO COMMEMORATE INTERNATIONAL MOTHER LANGUAGE DAY (21 FERBYUARY 2022)

MEDIA STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 18 FEBRUARY 2022, PRETORIA         THE PAN SOUTH AFRICAN LANGUAGE BOARD & DEPARTMENT OF SPORT, ARTS & CULTURE TO COMMEMORATE  INTERNATIONAL MOTHER LANGUAGE DAY (21 FERBYUARY 2022)   The Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) in partnership with the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture, will on 21 …

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PanSALB IN CONJUCTION WITH DSAC TO CELEBRATE INTERNATIONAL MOTHER LANGUAGE DAY -2022

PanSALB IN CONJUCTION WITH DSAC TO CELEBRATE INTERNATIONAL MOTHER LANGUAGE DAY -2022 The Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) in partnership with the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture (DSAC) will on 21 and 22 February 2022, at ICC Premier Hotel, East London in the Eastern Cape commemorate International Mother Language Day. Under the theme …

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PANSALB IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE SABC LAUNCHED LANGUAGE ACTIVISM MONTH AND THE STANDARDISED SOUTH AFRICAN SIGN LANGUAGE (SASL) NATIONAL ANTHEM

MEDIA STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 08 February 2022, PRETORIA PANSALB IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE SABC LAUNCHED LANGUAGE ACTIVISM MONTH AND THE STANDARDISED SOUTH AFRICAN SIGN LANGUAGE (SASL) NATIONAL ANTHEM    On 04 February 2022, at Ronnie Mamoepa press room, Government Communications, and Information Systems (GCIS), the Pan South African Language Board in conjunction with the SABC …

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PanSALB IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE SABC TO LAUNCH LANGUAGE ACTIVISM MONTH AND THE STANDARDISED SOUTH AFRICAN SIGN LANGAGE (SASL) NATIONAL ANTHEM

The Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) in partnership with the SABC will be conducting the official launch of the Language Activism Month (February) and launch of the standardised South African Sign Language version of the National Anthem. The launch will be undertaken to commemorate the International Decade of Indigenous Languages (2022-2032) as declared by …

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THE Pan SOUTH AFRICAN LANGUAGE THROUGH ITS ISIXHOSA NATIONAL LANGUAGE BODY CONDUCTS AN IMBIZO ON DEROGATORY OR UNACCEPTABLE ISIXHOSA WORDS

PRESS STATEMENT    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     18 JANUARY 2022, PRETORIA THE Pan SOUTH AFRICAN LANGUAGE THROUGH ITS ISIXHOSA NATIONAL LANGUAGE BODY CONDUCTS AN IMBIZO ON DEROGATORY OR UNACCEPTABLE ISIXHOSA WORDS  The Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) through its IsiXhosa National Language Body (XNLB) will be conducting an Imbizo on 19-20 January 2021 at …

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PanSALB WELCOMES ANNOUNCEMENT ON THE INCREMENTAL INTRODUCTION OF AFRICAN LANGUAGES (IIAL) AND THE EXPANSION OF MOTHER TONGUE-BASED BILINGUAL EDUCATION PROGRAMME BY THE DEPARTMENT OF BASIC EDUCATION

PRESS STATEMENT    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     12 JANUARY 2022, PRETORIA PanSALB WELCOMES ANNOUNCEMENT ON THE INCREMENTAL INTRODUCTION OF AFRICAN LANGUAGES (IIAL) AND THE EXPANSION OF MOTHER TONGUE-BASED BILINGUAL EDUCATION PROGRAMME BY THE DEPARTMENT OF BASIC EDUCATION The Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) welcomes the announcement by Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga to expand …

PanSALB WELCOMES ANNOUNCEMENT ON THE INCREMENTAL INTRODUCTION OF AFRICAN LANGUAGES (IIAL) AND THE EXPANSION OF MOTHER TONGUE-BASED BILINGUAL EDUCATION PROGRAMME BY THE DEPARTMENT OF BASIC EDUCATION Read More »