New language policy will 'escalate' multilingualism, not discriminate against Afrikaans - Ramaphosa

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President Cyril Ramaphosa.
President Cyril Ramaphosa.
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President Cyril Ramaphosa has given his assurance a new language policy framework for public higher education institutions will not discriminate against Afrikaans.

According to Ramaphosa, the Language Policy Framework for Public Higher Education Institutions merely sought to escalate the nurturing of multilingualism in the country's higher education system.

DA MP Leon Schreiber has been challenging the framework over the government's classification of Afrikaans, Khoi, San and Nama as "foreign" languages in the framework.

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