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Rwanda Revives French

Rwanda replaced French with English as its language of education a decade ago, but French is now experiencing a revival. French was the most-widely spoken European language in the once Belgian colony until it began losing ground to English in the aftermath of Rwanda’s 1994 genocide, when the anglophone Tutsi took control. Adding to Rwandan…


Ancient Script Found in Sudan

In northern Sudan, archaeologists have uncovered a trove of new artifacts at the necropolis of Sedeinga, an ancient Nubian city. Tablets, lintels, and steles covered in the mysterious script of one of the oldest known written languages will hopefully provide more insight into this ancient culture. Sedeinga is known for its group of small pyramids…