Open letter to the British High Commissioner in SA re Ryanair Afrikaans and Immigration

Friday, 3 June 2022 ATTENTION: The British High Commissioner to South Africa Dear Mr Phillipson, Our citizens travelling to the UK from European destinations must fill in a general knowledge questionnaire in Afrikaans to demonstrate that they are South African. These allegations were confirmed in various social media posts and by numerous news platforms.  …

Linguists and business heads discuss the links between languages and business relations

In a multilingual environment, language is not a cost but a valuable corporate resource. This was heard at the webinar held by the Indigenous Languages Action Forum (ILAF) in partnership with the Pendoring Awards and the Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB).   The webinar under the topic, Language: A strategic resource, brought linguists and…

Language is business webinar

  The Indigenous Languages Action Forum (ILAF), in partnership with Pendoring Awards, Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) and Fin24 have the pleasure of inviting you to join our upcoming interactive digital seminar.    Language is business: in an increasingly diverse business environment, the ability to use language flexibly to build, maintain and expand business…