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UNISA HONORARY PhD IN AFRICAN LANGUAGES

PRESS STATEMENT    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     02 DECEMBER 2021, PRETORIA PanSALB CONGRATULATES UNISA HONORARY DOCTORATE RECEIPIENTS IN AFRICAN LANGUAGES, DR MOLOKO MASHAMAITE AND REV DR LEKOTA  The Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) has congratulated Honorary Doctor of Philosophy in African Languages recipients and renowned legends of the airwaves, Dr Moloko Mashamaite (Thobela FM) …

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COMMEMORATING NATIONAL DISABILITY RIGHTS AWARENESS MONTH

MEDIA INVITATION   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     2 NOVEMBER 2021, PRETORIA     MEDIA INVITATION: COMMEMORATING NATIONAL DISABILITY RIGHTS AWARENESS MONTH On 3 November 2021, the National Library of South Africa (NLSA) and its partners (Department of Sport, Arts and Culture, Iziko Museums of South Africa, Pan South African Language Board, South African Library for the …

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REMINDER: PUBLIC INVITED TO MAKE INPUT ON PUBLISHED SOUTH AFRICAN SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETATION OF THE NATIONAL ANTHEM

PRESS STATEMENT    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     26 OCTOBER 2021, PRETORIA   REMINDER: PUBLIC INVITED TO MAKE INPUT ON PUBLISHED SOUTH AFRICAN SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETATION OF THE NATIONAL ANTHEM   Members of the public are hereby reminded to make inputs/comments on the South African Sign Language (SASL) interpretation of the South African National Anthem published …

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ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE SA WORD OF THE YEAR 2021 – VACCINATION DECLARED 2021 SA WORD OF THE YEAR

PRESS STATEMENT    EMBARGO RELEASE   16 OCTOBER 2021 (08H50), PRETORIA             ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE SA WORD OF THE YEAR 2021 VACCINATION DECLARED 2021 SA WORD OF THE YEAR #SAWordoftheYear #InternationalDictionaryDay   Today, 16 October 2021, the Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) in association with media research company, Focal Points, proclaims the word/term Vaccination as …

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PanSALB ANNOUNCES 2021 SA WORD OF THE YEAR SHORTLIST

PRESS STATEMENT    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     13 OCTOBER 2021, PRETORIA   PanSALB ANNOUNCES 2021 SA WORD OF THE YEAR SHORTLIST #SAWordoftheYear #InternationalDictionaryDay The Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB), in association with media research company, Focal Points, hereby announce the following shortlisted words as candidates for SA Word of the Year 2021: Batlao hurda …

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Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) and the National Lexicography Units (NLUs) to commemorate International Dictionary Day on 15 October 2021

MEDIA ADVISORY   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     12 OCTOBER 2021, PRETORIA     Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) and the National Lexicography Units (NLUs) to commemorate International Dictionary Day on 15 October 2021   The Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) will, in conjunction with the National Lexicography Units (NLUs), be conducting an International …

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PanSALB TO CONDUCT NAMA SPELLING AND ORTHOGRAPHY RULES WORKSHOP IN GAUTENG

MEDIA ADVISORY     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     27 SEPTEMBER 2021, PRETORIA     PanSALB TO CONDUCT NAMA SPELLING AND ORTHOGRAPHY RULES WORKSHOP IN GAUTENG       The Pan South African Language Board Gauteng provincial office will from 28 – 29 September 2021, conduct Nama spelling and orthography rules at Birchwood Hotel, East Rand, in Johannesburg. …

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PanSALB IN CONJUNCTION WITH ALASA AND THE UNIVERSITY OF FORT HARE TO HOST ALASA ANNUAL LANGUAGE CONFERENCE

MEDIA ADVISORY   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     22 SEPTEMBER 2021, PRETORIA     PanSALB IN CONJUNCTION WITH ALASA AND THE UNIVERSITY OF FORT HARE TO HOST ALASA ANNUAL LANGUAGE CONFERENCE   The Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB), in conjunction with the African Language Association of Southern Africa conference (ALASA) and the university of Forth …

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PANSALB TO CELEBRATE FEMALE WRITERS, STORYTELLERS, POETS AND COMEDIANS

MEDIA ADVISORY   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     25 AUGUST 2021, PRETORIA     PANSALB TO CELEBRATE FEMALE WRITERS, STORYTELLERS, POETS AND COMEDIANS As part of commemorating women’s month this year, PanSALB is scheduled to honor and profile female writers, storytellers, poets and comedians at a venue to be announced at George in the Western Cape …

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