Pour progresser, les États membres doivent établir des priorités contraignantes, transparentes et applicables.
Member states need to arrive at binding, transparent and enforceable priorities to see progress.
The Panel of the Wise shows promise but more needs to be done to turn it into a proactive pillar of Africa’s peace and security system.
The African Union’s Continental Early Warning System was created to anticipate and prevent conflicts, but it’s gone.
Reconstructed vocabulary sheds light on cultural items and people’s habitats, including the spread of ideas and the importance of certain concepts.
The International Year of Indigenous Languages serves as a good impetus to start implementing policies that prioritises Africa’s own languages.
Africa’s current situation has a parallel in European history - the Reformation and the changes it wrought in terms of language exceptionalism.
Africa needs a new strategy for mother-tongue based bilingual education, from primary through to tertiary level.
It is important that all South Africans learn to speak an African language. But is making a single language a compulsory university subject the best way to make this happen?