Publication details [#58520]

Dia, Ibrahima Amadou. 2014. African languages, and information communication technologies and development. International Journal of the Sociology of Language 225 : 113–130.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
De Gruyter


This paper explores the crossing of African languages and information communication technologies (ICTs) and African development and resulting possibilities and gaps. It investigates some initiatives handling social and economic deprivation whilst reinforcing African indigenous languages and indicates defects in using ICTs devices to mainstream the indigenous African languages into development programs.