A Poem to Mark Tamazight

Some languages are in danger of being lost forever. Maybe a few old people are still able to speak that particular language. Now the Amazigh language in Algeria got a very good boost. In 2002 Amazigh was recognized as a national language. That was a good start. In the country a new constitution elevates Amazigh also to the level of an official language. Next an Algerian Academy of Tamazigh language is to be established. Thumbs up for this development.

Read more about this development here

Photo credit: Nadia Ghanem.

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I enjoy reading about Africa. New books. Old books. By African writers. By non-African writers. Novel. History. Travel. Biographies. Autobiographies. Politics. Colonialism. Poetry.

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