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Translation and Localization for Africa: Republic of Burundi

December 12, 2016 Comments

The landlocked Republic of Burundi is a small country located on the eastern side of Africa. The country struggled with violent unrest between Hutu and Tutsi factions in the 1990s and early 2000s however, the country elected a Hutu president and has been relatively politically stable over the past 1...

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Translation and Localization for Africa: Gabon

October 07, 2016 Comments

Gabon, officially known as the Gabonese Republic, is a beautiful country on the western coast of Central Africa. Located on the equator, it shares borders to the northwest with Equatorial Guinea, to the north with Cameroon, on the east and south with the Republic of the Congo, and to the west with t...

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Country Specific
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Translation and Localization: Languages of Kenya

October 04, 2016 Comments

On the eastern coastal side of Africa is the Republic of Kenya. It is not among the largest countries in Africa by land mass, in fact, it is quite average in size ranking 23rd of the 57 largest African Union (AU) countries on the continent. However, it is dense in population for its size with over 4...

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Kenya, Kenya's languages, Languages of Kenya, what languages are spoken in Kenya, African languages
Translation and Localization for Africa: Gambia

July 26, 2016 Comments

Gambia is a small, West African country almost completely engulfed by the country of Senegal. Its only connection to the Atlantic Ocean is a narrow strip of coastline along its Western part, which is also the country's main tourist attraction. The country, properly known as, The Gambia, may b...

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Translation and Localization for Africa: Eritrea

April 12, 2016 Comments

Eritrea is a small African nation nestled between Ethiopia and Sudan and stretches along the Red Sea; across from Saudi Arabia and Yemen. Little is known about this country and although it is located in a very strategic area at the Horn of Africa, it is considered one of the most obscure nations in ...

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african languages, african business, eritrea, eritrea languages
Translation and Localization for Africa: Algeria

March 16, 2016 Comments

Algeria may not be the most legitimately democratic country but it is rather stable politically and also economically. Oil prices do impact them, but Algeria has a nice energy export business for oil, natural gas and other petroleum products. Strong reserves exist as well. Inflation has typically ho...

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Country Specific
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african languages, african business, algeria, algerian languages
Translation and Localization for Africa: Nigeria

February 12, 2016 Comments

While Africa as a whole has seen much change in the past couple of decades, no country has seen more than the west coast country of Nigeria. Democracy has survived multiple elections with transfers of power that have gotten smoother with each new election. Oil has been Nigeria's economic bell...

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Africa: Home to One-Third of the World’s Languages

August 07, 2015 4 Comments

The African continent has 725 million inhabitants. The African people speak more than 2,000 languages, which represent over 30% of the world's languages. Africa is linguistically diverse with almost one language per 360,000 inhabitants. Although there are over 2,000 languages ​​in 56 states, only...

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African languages, African Language families, Languages of Africa

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