Arts and Culture

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CSIR Publishes Proposed Language Policy

Council for Scientific and Industrial Research

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) proposes it adopts English, isiZulu and Sepedi as its official languages.

The draft language policy has been published in the Government Gazette (38093 / 119 of 10 October 2014) for public comment.

Value of Community Radio Outlined

Department of Communications

Communications minister Faith Muthambi says community radio must empower communities and not merely be a shadow of the commercial sector.

In a speech delivered in East London, the minister said urgent attention needed to be paid to:

SARS Draws up Language Policy

South African Revenue Service

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has outlined, in Government Gazette 38012, its draft language policy designed to ensure compliance with the Use of Official Languages Act of 2012.

The act instructs all national departments and public entities to draw up language policies so that all eleven official languages can be treated equally in the interests of service delivery.