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Stories about @DigiAfricanLang

Ghanaian digital activist pushes for more online visibility for the Dagbani language

Sadik Shahadu: "Even though there are offline Dagbani resources and learning materials in most public libraries in some schools from the north, getting access to them is somehow difficult."

Making Swahili visible: Identity, language and the internet

Swahili is the most widely spoken African language, but its visibility online is dismal. Kenyan language activist Bonface Witaba is working to change this.

A Yorùbá language activist strives for linguistic diversity in digital spaces 

Adéṣinà Ọmọ Yoòbá, a Nigerian Yorùbá language and culture advocate, is keen to bridge the cultural and linguistic digital divide.

Who fact checks online disinformation in West Africa’s Bambara language?

Kpénahi Traoré, a language activist and journalist, battles the online dissemination of false information in Bambara, one of West Africa’s most widely spoken minority languages.

‘Language revolt': This activist tweets against erasure of first languages in South Africa

A language reclamation activist confronts linguistic imperialism and the dehumanisation of two South African first languages through digital inclusion advocacy.

Meet Moffat Kihoro, Yiakunte language activist

Learn more about Moffat Kihoro, the host of @DigiAfricanLang Twitter account during October 9-15, 2019. He'll be sharing his perspectives on the Yiakunte language.

Meet Aremu A. Adeola, Jr., Yoruba language activist

Learn more about Aremu A. Adeola, Jr, the host of @DigiAfricanLang Twitter account during October 2-8, 2019. He'll be sharing his perspectives on the Yoruba language.

Meet Justin Sègbédji Ahinon, Fon language activist

Learn more about ustin Sègbédji Ahinon, the host of @DigiAfricanLang Twitter account during September 25 - October 1, 2019. He'll be sharing his perspectives on the Fɔ̀ngbè language.

Meet Sam Oyeyele, Yoruba language activist

Learn more about ustin Sègbédji Ahinon, the host of @DigiAfricanLang Twitter account during September 18-24, 2019. He'll be sharing his perspectives on the Yoruba language.

Meet Kingsley Oluchi Ugwuanyi, Nigerian English language activist

Learn more about Kingsley Oluchi Ugwuanyi, the host of @DigiAfricanLang Twitter account during September 11-17, 2019. He'll be sharing his perspectives on Nigerian English.

Meet Uzoma Ozurumba Ihechiluru, Igbo language activist

Learn more about Uzoma Ozurumba Ihechiluru, the host of @DigiAfricanLang Twitter account during September 4-10, 2019. She'll be sharing her perspectives on the Igbo language.

Meet Adaobi Anukwu, Igbo language activist

Learn more about Adaobi Anukwu, the host of @DigiAfricanLang Twitter account during August 21-27, 2019. She'll be sharing her perspectives on the Igbo language.

Meet Mazhun Idris, Hausa language activist

Learn more about Mazhun Idris, the host of @DigiAfricanLang Twitter account during August 14-20, 2019. He'll be sharing his perspectives on the Hausa language.