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Parasynthesis in Degema: Simultaneous affixation or suffixation and concomitant prefixation
(Linguistics Association of SADC Universities, 2015-04)
This paper discusses parasynthesis, also known as circumfixation, in Degema. It highlights the fact that circumfixes are controversial not only because of the possibility to analyze them as discontinuous units consisting ...
Second position clitics in Degema: a reanalysis
(West African Linguistic Society; www.westafricanlinguisticssociety.org, 2015)
This paper reanalyzes so-called second position clitics in Degema as verb-adjacent clitics. The reanalysis is based on the observation that these clitics cannot be separated from the verb by intervening elements. Kari ...
Between the just and the expedient: the problem of conflict resolution in Africa
(Philosophy Documentation Center; https://www.pdcnet.org/, 2015)
This paper is about African conflicts and their tendency to persist despite attempts to resolve them. Such persistence has in the past been attributed to various causes but it is the contention of this paper that African ...
Traduire pour promouvoir et preserver les langues minoritaires et regionales AU Botswana
(University of Suceava in Romania, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C8%98tefan_cel_Mare_University_of_Suceava, 2015-06)
In this article, we argue that the development of translation in Botswana could aid in preserving and promoting minority and regional languages. Indeed, one major problem encountered by minority ...