Very detailed and extensive site about Sesotho / Southern Sotho: an extensive dictionary in different versions, grammar, teaching resources, exercises (incl. crosswords etc), a bibliography of secondary and primary literature in Southern Sotho, research done (partly including full texts), background information on the language and its speakers (the Basotho), proverbs, oral literature, first names and much more. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
South African e-journal about literary translations. Poetry, short stories, essays and oral literature can be submitted / are available as full texts / can be translated in the following languages: Afrikaans, Zulu, Xhosa, Ndebele, Tswana, Tsonga, Southern otho (Sesotho), Northern Sotho (Sepedi), French, Dutch, Venda, Swati.
Online language courses of the UNISA fpr the following languages: Northern-Sotho / Sepedi, Tswana, Zulu, Southern-Sotho / Sesotho and Xhosa. The courses contain whole sentences sorted by topic and include audiofiles to help you for the pronounciation. You will also find videos whose dialogues can also be re-read as text files. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Although the site has a lot of ads, the basic vocabulary you can learn from there is useful. Some languages also have audio examples. The quiz or exercise is also a nice feature whereby you can put your vocabulary knowledge to a test. The following African languages are available: Dagaare, Luganda, Sesotho (Southern Sotho), Swahili, Tswana, Wolof, Xhosa, Zulu. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The African Studies Program at the Indiana University offers a lot of resources for the study of African languages. The "African language materials" under "IUB Language Lab" and the "Folk Tales and Songs" are freely accessible. They offer audiofiles and texts (oral literature, lyrics of songs) for the following languages: Bambara / Bamanankan, Zulu, Swahili, Twi / Akan, Wolof, Yoruba, Xhosa, Shona, Afrikaans, Amharic, Hausa, Southern Sotho / Sesotho, Tswana, Luganda. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Information about some South African languages, about Swahili and Ciluba (Luba-Kasai) (Congo-Kinshasa). For Swahili, Sheng and Northern Sotho / Sepedi, you will find a dictionary. Besides general information (location, number of speakers etc.) there are poems or short stories, links to radio transmitters, infos on characters for the computer or books about the respective languages. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Background information on the wotk of the society, the history of bible translation into different South African languages etc. Moreover, you can read the bible online in Zulu, twi different Xhisa version and Northern Sotho (Pedi / Sepedi) (you can jump very easily to different chapters).
Wikipedia site in Ganda (Luganda), Uganda. At present, there are 20 articles. Two pages are interesting for the moment: One presents the titels of the chapters of the Bible in Ganda (http://lg.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baibuli) and the other presents a few countries (http://lg.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Ensi). [editors ilissAfrica]