Africa: Languages Matter – Is There Still Time to Prevent Cultural Genocide?

[IPS] Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire — As a 10 year-old newly arrived in Lagos from England, I recall listening intently to how the Yoruba language – my father's language – was spoken. I would constantly repeat in my head or verbally repeat what I thought I had heard. I was not always successful. Many times, what would come out of my mouth would throw my friends into fits of laughter.Read the Original Article