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Phumzile Mazibuko, a deaf barista at the ANEW Hilton hotel who is one of the many people that benefitted from the eDeaf organisation.photo: Nash narrandes

Sign language is in the running to be recognised as South Africa’s 12th official language.

This comes after President Cyril Ramaphosa’s cabinet approved the Constitutional Eighteenth Amendment Bill for public comment.

The Department of Basic Education has also announced that it plans to incorporate sign language as an option in the school curriculum to give the language more recognition.

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Source: https://www.news24.com/news24/southafrica/local/greytown-gazette/sign-language-on-the-cards-as-12th-official-language-20220607

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