BBC Pidgin: This Is Not A Joke

A new language service for digital platforms in English-based Pidgin for West and Central Africa has been launched by the BBC World Service.

Pidgin is one of the most widely-spoken languages across the region, even though it is not officially recognized.

The launch is part of the World Service's biggest expansion since the 1940s, following a government funding boost announced in 2016.

Here's a recent article on women and sexuality that I wrongly assumed was lurid satire.

One Response to "BBC Pidgin: This Is Not A Joke"

  1. Pat Kittle   September 3, 2019 at 7:34 am

    Now THAT is cultural enrichment!

    So how do we say “Diversity is our greatest strength!” in pidgin?


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