A selected Khomani San video:
One of the last speakers of the Khomani San language or NQU,- popularly known as Ouma Magrieta was recently laid to rest at Upington in the Northern Cape. There are now only four people in the world who can speak the language, estimated to be around 25 000 years old. Meanwhile, the Khoisan community want to be
recognised as the first people in the Constitution. During their submissions at the recent Human Rights Commission hearings in Gauteng, they also complained about being marginalised and continue to be denied land ownership and basic services. On This episode we ask, why is the Khoi and San language not part of the country’s Official Languages?
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