African languages

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There are nine official African languages in South Africa.

The illustration of scenes from African culture can be a minefield – details must be authentic.

The illustrations featured here are mainly from Xhosa and Zulu language books, for children aged from 12 – 15.

Most of them appear in language textbooks. Life-skills, sexuality, hygiene, child abuse, bullying etc., also feature.

But culture and tradition usually integrate seamlessly with a modern, westernised lifestyle.