Date set for Swahili to be celebrated worldwide every year

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The Standard | by Winfrey Owino


Swahili will be recognised globally once every year, starting July 7, 2022.

The language, which has its roots in East Africa, becomes the first dialect on the continent to get recognised by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

UNESCO made the announcement on Tuesday, November 23, during its 41st Member States’ Session held in Paris, France…

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