PanSALB Announces Multilingualism Awards Nominees

MEDIA STATEMENT      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE        14 FEBRUARY 2024, PRETORIA   PanSALB ANNOUNCES SHORTLISTED NOMINEES FOR THE MULTILINGUALISM AWARDS   Following a rigorous adjudication process undertaken by the adjudication panel made up of industry experts in various fields represented in the categories, the Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) hereby announces […]

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC TO SERVE ON NATIONAL LANGUAGE BODIES (NLBs)

The Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) hereby invites members of the public, preferably associated with academic, cultural, traditional, and community-based organisations or institutions, with an interest in languages to nominate individuals to be considered for appointment to PanSALB’s National Language Bodies (NLBs) for the official languages (Sesotho sa Leboa, Sesotho, Setswana, Siswati, Tshivenda, Xitsonga, […]

PanSALB TO INVESTIGATE LEGAL PRACTICE COUNCIL LINGUISTIC HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATION COMPLAINTS

PRESS RELEASE  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    18 JANUARY 2023, PRETORIA   PanSALB TO INVESTIGATE LEGAL PRACTICE COUNCIL  LINGUISTIC HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATION COMPLAINTS   The Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) has taken note of the announcement issued by the Legal Practice Council (LPC) on 13 December 2023 that LPC examinations will be conducted only in […]

PanSALB Hosts Conference on Multilingualism in Observation of International Day of Tolerance

PRESS STATEMENT    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    16 NOVEMBER 2023, PRETORIA   PanSALB Hosts Conference on Multilingualism in Observation of International Day of Tolerance  The Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) has initiated a two-day conference on multilingualism at the Birchwood Hotel in Boksburg, Johannesburg. The conference is being held to commemorate the International Day […]

ANNOUNCEMENT OF SA WORD OF THE YEAR 2023

PRESS STATEMENT    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     16 OCTOBER 2023, PRETORIA ANNOUNCEMENT OF SA WORD OF THE YEAR 2023   RUSSIA-UKRAINE DECLARED SA WORD OF THE YEAR 2023 #SAWordoftheYear #InternationalDictionaryDay    Today, 16 October 2023, the Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) announced the 2023 South African Word of the Year in association with media research […]

PanSALB EXPRESSES CONCERN REGARDING SOUTH AFRICAN SIGN LANGUAGE STATISTICS

PRESS RELEASE  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     11 OCTOBER 2023, PRETORIA PanSALB EXPRESSES CONCERN REGARDING SOUTH AFRICAN SIGN LANGUAGE STATISTICS The Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) has taken note of the language statistics released by Stats SA on 10 October 2023 for the Census 2022. According to the statistics, isiZulu is still the most widely […]

PanSALB EXPRESSES CONCERN REGARDING SOUTH AFRICAN SIGN LANGUAGE STATISTICS

PRESS RELEASE  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     11 OCTOBER 2023, PRETORIA   PanSALB EXPRESSES CONCERN REGARDING SOUTH AFRICAN SIGN LANGUAGE STATISTICS The Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) has taken note of the language statistics released by Stats SA on 10 October 2023 for the Census 2022. According to the statistics, isiZulu is still the most […]