National Language Service

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This programme is designed to develop, promote and protect the official languages of South Africa and enhance the linguistic diversity of the country through policy formulation and implementation. The programme renders translation and editing services to government services, coordinates and monitors government language structures, and develops multilingual terminologies to support communication in the official languages.


  1. The programme contributes to the following DAC goals:

    Goal 2: Human Capital development

    Goal 3: Access to information

    Goal 4: Linguistic diversity

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