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UBuntu Bridge at Somerset House Primary school inspiring young minds

UBuntu Bridge and Quite A White Ou were invited by Brenda Skelenge and Nina Wessels to Somerset House primary School on Tuesday the 21st of June 2016 to speak to the learners on the importance of learning Xhosa and other indigenous languages. Watch some video snippets here: Craig ‘Makhosi’ Charnock, the founder of UBuntu Bridge […]

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UBuntu Bridge South African Schools Vernacular Proposal 2016 and Beyond

  BACKGROUND: Over the last 10 years UBuntu Bridge has been developing a vision around the issue of language diversity and continued cultural and economic segregation in South Africa.  We believe it addresses multiple issues in our society, and provides viable suggestions for solving them. It has been based on  personal experience and journey of […]

African Language Learning in Schools Solution – School Xhosa

African Language Learning in Schools – School Xhosa Molweni, Sanibonani, Dumelang, Goeie Dag, Hello If you are here, reading this, you probably: a)   recognize the vital and urgent power of even basic African language learning, coupled with African cultural awareness, as a way to help forge a united nation and heal wounds from our past, […]

Upcoming Village Experience – April 2009

Feedback on December 2008 village experience: “It was amazing! All went very well, I have no complaints. Kath & Sibongile are great teachers, thank you guys. I loved staying with the Matsoboyi family, they were really sweet and made me feel part of their family. Mdumbi is beautiful – kumnandi kakhulu ezilalini! The village experience […]

Village Experience in April 2008

A group of adventurous Xhosa language learners spanning three generations and a 50% gender split successfully navigated the gentle rolling hills of the lali’s (rural villages). Here are some pics and what they had to say: “spending a week living and being in the village was incredible, i was completely amazed at how i was […]