• Maxwell Kadenge University of Witwatersrand


This special issue deals with aspects of language politics in relation to multilingualism and education in Africa. It presents case studies that highlight strategies for enhancing the status and role of African languages in education and the judiciary in South Africa, Zimbabwe and Ghana. Some of the broad questions that are discussed in this issue are:  Why should all higher education students learn at least one African language? How should multiple languages be taught in multilingual classes? What is the current sociolinguistic status and role of African languages at universities? What is the impact of language choice in the administration of justice in courts?


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