Latest Swahili language Stories

2013-04-23 13:01:12

Children growing up in the Rufiji region along the coast of Tanzania are learning Swahili as their first language.

2010-08-10 23:22:34

The first study to look at simplified English-language consent forms translated into another language calls into question the common belief that a translated consent form meets readability standards.

2009-05-17 12:54:16

A judge says she will marry couples in five languages in a special ceremony in Cincinnati this coming Sunday. Hamilton County Municipal Court Judge Nadine Allen said she also is open to working with interpreters if couples want to get married in something other than French, Italian, Spanish, Swahili or English, The Cincinnati Enquirer reported Saturday. If anyone speaks another language and wants their vows in a tongue other than the five, Allen said, we will be glad to work with an interpreter.

2008-10-09 15:00:24

Excerpt from report by state-owned TBC (Tanzania Broadcasting Corporation) television on 9 October [Presenter] The Malagasy and Tanzanian governments have signed agreements that will enable exchange of information and expertise in areas of business, tourism, communication, defence and security, as well as establishment of permanent cooperation committees between the two countries.

2008-09-13 00:00:15

By Sophie Lam Idyllic expanses of soft sand, coral reefs full of tropical fish, elephant safaris and snake farms... Sophie Lam surrenders to the shore THE HEART OF KENYA? In a sense, yes.

2007-08-07 09:16:14

Tanzania has seen a steady proliferation of Islamic media. The outlets - radio stations and weekly publications in the main - are concentrated on the mainland, where the regulatory framework is more relaxed than it is on the semi-autonomous islands of Zanzibar and Pemba.

2005-12-18 11:36:42

By C. Bryson Hull and Wangui Kanina NAIROBI (Reuters) - Call a holiday for any reason, by any name, and Kenyans will celebrate it.

Word of the Day
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'