6 indigenous African languages that are on the verge of extinction

Novieku-Babatunde Adeola Aug 9, 2019 at 09:07am

August 09, 2019 at 09:07 am | Culture

Novieku-Babatunde Adeola

Novieku-Babatunde Adeola | Staff Writer

August 09, 2019 at 09:07 am | Culture

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With an estimated 87 people able to speak the Xiri language in South Africa, this traditional South African language is on the verge of extinction. It is used near the Namibian Border and around 100 people speak it in other countries. Despite this, the dialect is facing a big fight for survival.

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