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The Top 6 Most Widely Spoken Languages in Ethiopia

Ethiopia is a fascinating mosaic of cultures, not to mention the over eighty-eight languages in the country. Most of the languages can be split up into either Semitic (spoken mainly in the north), Cushitic (native to the western, southern, eastern, and south-western...

Chadian Arabic: How Much Do You Know About This Interesting Language?

The Arabic language, one of the official languages of Chad, was first introduced to the country in the 14th century and became a lingua franca (language used as a means of communication between populations speaking vernaculars that are not mutually intelligible) and...

The Hausa Language

The Hausa Language is vital to the west and central African language system, being the lingua franca within these regions. It is spoken by the Hausa people and is part of the Chadic language family. Language status Hausa is an incredibly wide spoken language. It is...

The Edo Language: An Enthralling History and Interesting Language Uses!

Edo, also known as Bini, is part of the Niger-Congo language family and is spoken primarily in Edo State, Nigeria, notably in the capital of Edo State, Benin City. The language is spoken by 1.64 million people in Nigeria and globally by an estimated 1,641,670...
The Hausa Language

The Hausa Language

The Hausa Language is vital to the west and central African language system, being the lingua franca within these...

The Shona Language

The Shona Language

The Shona Language (Written by Shannon Walker) Shona is one of the most widely spoken Bantu languages. Part of the...

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