English which is the country’s lingua franca is used to teach in all schools except for qur’anic schools who mostly teach their students in Arabic. There are three different education systems in Nigeria: Western education, indigenous education, and Arabic or quranic education. For Arabic schools, the classes are taught with a solid basis on their Islam faith. Indigenous education encompasses education received by individuals before the colonial era. It is very common in
According to the census taken in 2017 there is an estimated population of 47 million people. Bantu and Nilotic make-up 97% of the population. Cushitic, Arabs, Indians and Europeans comprise most of the remaining population. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demographics_of_Kenya) With such a diverse population it is understandable that the languages would be just as diverse. Swahili and English are the official languages but there is a total of 68 languages spoken.
The influence of Islam upon Africa Islam was spread in Africa in the 8th century from the east. Nearly half of African population is Muslim (about 55 percent). It is the most popular religion in Africa. Islam is a part of Africa an over of 1438 years. Islam is a relationship between god, humankind and environment.
Introduction The federal democratic republic of Ethiopia is a country that shares borders with Eritrea to the north and northeast, toward the east of Somalia as well as Djibouti, to the south Kenya and to the west south Sudan.it is said to be located within the horn of Africa and occupies 1,100,000 (420,000 sq mi) square kilometres of total area and its capital being Addis Ababa. By record, Ethiopia is said to be the most populated landlocked country in the world and the second most populated country in the whole of Africa. Ethiopia is a co-existing multilingual society. The country possesses more than 80 diverse ethnic groups of which each of them have their own culture, custom, and traditions as well as their languages. Ethiopian cultures
The inevitable communication between English and the several languages speak in Nigerian people in Nigeria. Their language differs according to their speech patterns, and habits. The varieties of language use both educated and un-educated Nigerians for the sake of lives. According to Herbert Igboanusi: ,, There is the national variety of English also known as Nigerian English (NE) and the ethnic variety of English exemplified here by Igbo English (IE) Author Adichie uses both languages that is, she handles most of her views in English and she touches Igbo language. She uses both languages like Chinua Achebe, for her benefit.
But most of the original languages that evolved from the Proto-Indo-European language family, now fall under the following language families. First, Celtic, which can be found in Spain and across southern Europe to Central Turkey. But its largest modern-day use is in Ireland and Scotland as Irish Gaelic and Scottish Gaelic. Second, Germanic. Modern languages like English, Dutch-Finnish, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, and of course, German all fall under the Germanic language family.
ETHIOPIA: Ethiopia is a sovereign state situated in the Horn of Africa. It imparts an outskirt to Eritrea toward the north and upper east, Djibouti and Somalia toward the east, Sudan and South Sudan toward the west, and Kenya toward the south. With about 100 million occupants, Ethiopia is the most crowded land locked nation on the planet, and additionally the second-most crowded country on the African landmass after Nigeria. It involves an aggregate zone of 1,100,000 2km, and its capital and biggest city is Addis Ababa. INDIA: India, formally the Republic of India, is a nation in South Asia.
8. Gujarati: Over 46 million people speak the language in India which is the 8th most spoken language in the country. This language is the first language of famous personalities like Mahatma Gandhi and Muhammad Ali Jinnah. The language is spoken in the state of Gujarat and union territories like Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli. The language is the 26th most spoken language in the world.
. Brief History of Arabic Language The Semitic languages may be classified as follows, taking into account the territories of the various people as well as certain Linguistic characteristic; Northern branch:- 1) Eastern division: Babylonian; 2) Western division: Hebrew- Phoenician, Aramaic; 3) Southern division:- South –Arabian –Ethiopia. Within each language there are dialects and patois. Ancient South Arabian as preserved inscriptions are still very close to Arabic proper, but some modern South-Arabian dialects – Mehri, Sogotri, Ehkili are quite remote from Arabic and to some extent stand closer to the language of the Northern branch. In the domain of Ethiopia, the new extinct Ethiopic is distinguished from the living semiotic languages of Ethiopia and Eritrea legend according to which the patriarch system was the ancestor of the Hebrews and
Languages As a heritage of Cameroon’s colonial past as the colony for the France and United Kingdom from 1916 to 1960, the official languages are French and English. There are approximately 250 languages that can be found in Cameroon which include the Ewondo and Bulu, Duala, Bamileke languages and Fulfulde. 8 of 10 regions that can be found in Cameroon are primarily francophone which it represents 83% of the country’s population and 2 regions in Cameroon is Anglophone which it represents 17%. Francophone is defined as belonging to a population using French as its first or sometimes second language. Anglophone is defined as when people who can speak in English especially in a country with two or more languages are spoken.