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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]
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.
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]
Wikipedia site in Southern Sotho (Sesotho) - Lesotho. At present (17.01.08), there are 51 articles. [editors ilissAfrica]
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]
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]
This website offers several South African songs including backgorund information on the songs, sheet music, the original songtexts (Zulu, Xhosa, Sotho) + translation, and a tutorial on singing the songs (soprano and alto). Unfortunately, most of the external links (to different interpretations of the songs), do not work any more. Nevertheless, the links to the audiofiles of the site itself do still work....
Wiktionary (online dictionary) for Southern Sotho (Sesotho) (translated into English). At present (June 2011), there are about 1,400 entries. [editors ilissAfrica]