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Uganda Now Considers KiSwahili an official language in their country.

Uganda now considers Kiswahili an official language. It has been made compulsory in primary and secondary schools. It is Africa's most spoken local language with 140 million speakers in Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, DR Congo, Comoros, Rwanda, Mozambique, Malawi, Zambia, Burundi, India.

KiSwahili is also spoken in Somalia, Yemen and Oman (South). It was once spoken by the Antalaotra people in North West Madagascar. It is the official language of Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, AU, Tanzania's Parliament and a lingua Franca in EAC (East African Community).

KiSwahili is compulsory in both Primary and Secondary Schools in Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania. DR Congo plans to make it an official language. It is taught in foreign universities in USA, Italy, Holland, England, Canada, Germany. It is in South Africa's primary school curriculum. Botswana plans to introduce the teaching of KiSwahili in schools.

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