African Writers' Club

Language in Africa. African Writers' Club;Language in Africa;African Writers' Club: BBC Africa Services Collection

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    Social & Cultural Programmes

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    ca. 1960

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    Item notes: A discussion on language in Africa including the problems involved in the coexistence of thousands of languages in one continent, particularly in the field of educations and communication; contributors transcribed phonetically from recording include: His Excellency, the High Commissioner for Uganda and the UK, Mr Timothy Buzarabusa [?]; Dr Andraeski [?], professor of African languages at London University; Mr Selati Darbor [?] from Sierra Leone, who is studying English literature at Oxford University; and Mr Joseph Kariuki [?] from Kenya. Professor Ernest Gellner [?] from the London School of Economics chairs.

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