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Uganda Rewrites Language Rules With Spelling Bee

Language in Uganda is being revamped to remove inconsistencies and add rules. One way in which language experts are deploying these changes is through the country's first local-language spelling bee. Contests were held around this country this week, with children being quizzed in eight major languages, including Acholi, Rotoro, Lusoga and Runyoro. The contest in Luganda, the country's major language, was held in Kampala. The competition is part of a language initiative, taken...

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