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Tag Archives: Tamazight

Djaballah: «The Amazigh Flag is a threat to national unity in Algeria»

Djaballah

In a TV interview with the Qatari media network Al Jazeera, the leader of the Front for Justice and Development (FJD) Abdallah Djaballah, insisted that the Amazigh flag that the Kabyles people are constantly raising during the waves of protests is a grave danger to the national unity in Algeria, and that the Algerian state must intervene definitively to put an end to the …

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New York Forum Of Amazigh Film

Amazigh Film

The New York Forum of Amazigh Film is an international festival for Amazigh film, directors and artists. which returns for its third edition. the showcase will take place Thursday and Friday, May 4-5, 2017 at La Guardia Community College’s Little Theater in Long Island City in New York. The New York Forum of Amazigh Film this year is a two-day event to discover and …

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Discover Yefren With The Libya Observer

Yefren

with several mountains divided by deep valleys and truly magical groves and little jungles and cliffs that give the city its unique edge in the western Nafusa Mountains, Yefren —about 3 hours south/south west of Tripoli— is a place full of hidden treasures waiting to be discovered which makes it one of the most beautiful places to visit in Libya. …

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International Women’s Day: Honoring Amazigh Women

Amazigh woman

International Women’s Day is an annual celebration of the respect, honor and appreciation towards women across the world. In recent years, the annual event has gained decent recognition, giving a chance to celebrate achievements in the women’s movement and to inspire further progress through both local and international action. On this occasion, the Amazigh World News team would like to take this opportunity …

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International Mother Language Day And Its Relevance to Tamazight

Tamazight

International Mother Language Day is an annual celebration that was proclaimed by UNESCO’s General Conference in November 1999. The International Day has been observed every year since February 2000 promote linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. “Languages Matter!” Tamazight language matters! Languages are the most powerful instruments of preserving and developing our tangible and intangible heritage. All moves to promote …

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Decolonising the mind: The language of North Africa

North africa

By Nuunja Kahina on June 25, 2015 — Given the colonial nature of Arabic in Tamazgha, and its imposition on the indigenous people, there are significant reasons that Africans ought to reject the use of Arabic in favour of their indigenous language. When we do this, we participate in decolonization by supporting the survival of African languages in opposition to the …

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Video And Photos: 64 Arrested, Many Injured in Al Hoceima Protest Last Night

The Moroccan regime forces known as ‘El Mekhzen’  have once again attacked peaceful protesters and members of ‘Al hirak Chaabi’, Popular Movement last night in Al Hoceima, in the Rif region.  Over 64 people are estimated to have been arrested and many were bruised and injured.

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Microsoft-owned SwiftKey Officially Debuts Tamazight

Tifinagh

Another day, another new chapter in the inclusion of Tamazight language in modern technology. SwiftKey, the company behind Android’s most popular keyboard— Microsoft’s $250 million acquisition—has announced the implementation of Tifinagh script into its latest beta release of SwiftKey. The company also announced that the platform will rely on Amazigh scholar’s feedback to improve the technology for Tifinagh to incorporate it in a more …

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Agadez adds Tifinagh to Street Signs

Agadez (AWN) | Tifinagh, the traditional writing system of the Amazigh people of North Africa continues to expand, more and more as a means of preserving Amazigh—Tuareg identity, Some two-thirds of the estimated 1.5 million Tuareg living in Niger use their traditional language, Tamacheq, on a daily basis. It took a long time but, it’s official, now drive through parts of …

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