Monday, 21 August 2017

BBC Launches Pidgin Service

As part of its biggest expansion since 1940, a new language service for digital platforms in English-based Pidgin for West and Central Africa has been launched by the BBC World Service.Pidgin is one of the most widely-spoken languages across the region, even though it is not officially recognised.

The launch is supported by a government funding boost announced in 2016.Pidgin will soon be joined by 10 more new services in Africa and Asia.

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