Globe and Mail: Africans Get Tools to Cross the Digital Divide
Sep 26, 2004, 21:00 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephanie Nolen)
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[ Thanks to Philip
Webb for this link. ]
"Dwayne Bailey hears the question all the time. 'Why bother
translating software into isiZulu?' people ask him. 'Who needs it?
English is the language of global business--you'd be better off
spending your energy teaching people English.'
"To which Mr. Bailey replies, quite simply, 'Izixhobo kufuneka
zisebenzele abantu, hayi abantu izixhobo. Isoftware sisixhobo ngoko
ke kumele sisebenzele abantu ngolwimi lwabo lwasemzini...!'"