Why English is an official language in Namibia?
English is the national and official language of Namibia. English is a West Germanic language and positioned 3rd based upon number of native speakers (310 million million) and its an easy way to connect with the rest of the world.
No, the official language of Namibia is English. Until 1990, German and Afrikaans were also official languages. While the official language is English, most of the white population speaks either German or Afrikaans. Afrikaans is spoken by 60% of the white community, German is spoken by 32%, English is spoken by 7% and Portuguese by 1%
The national language of Namibia is English, so "welcome".
Namibia's official language is English, but both Afrikaans (a language widely used in South Africa) and German are also spoken. [Namibia was formerly known as German South-West Africa.] Kenya too has English as its official language, but Swahili is widely spoken, and is often used as a lingua franca because there are a number of popular tribal languages.
English language was chosen as a sign of liberation and independence. Namibia, despite its scarce population, is home to a wide diversity of languages, from multiple language families: Indo-European, Bantu, and the various Khoisan families. During apartheid Afrikaans, German and English held the position of official language; however, after independence from South Africa, Namibia's new government made English the sole official language in the constitution of Namibia. German and Afrikaans were stigmatized as having colonial… Read More
English has never been the OFFICIAL language USA has no official language
The official language is english.
No. Australia does not have an official language. English is the default language throughout the country.
Never. Australia has no official language and no declared national language. English is the default language throughout the country, but it is not the official language,
Among the older people, Afrikaans is the most widely understood language. Among the younger people, English is the most widely understood.
English is not an official language in Malaysia, though it is a recognized language. Filipino and English are the official languages of the Philippines.
German is an official language in: Germany Switzerland Austria Belgium Liechtenstein Luxembourg Italy (province of Bolzano-Bozen). It also has official status in the following countries/regions: Krahule/Blaufuß, Slovakia (official municipal language) Namibia (national language, official language 1984-1990) Poland (auxialliary language in 22 municipalities in Opole Voivodeship) German has recognised minority language status in: Czech Republic Hungary Namibia Romania Slovakia Poland In the United States, in North Dakota and South Dakota, German is the most common language… Read More
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Namibia. However, it's no longer an official language.
No. Australia has no official language and no declared national language. English is the default language throughout the country.
Is because many people were exposed to english during colonialism and after indipedence many people were able to cope with english rather than afrikaans.
English is the official language of Vermont.
the official language of California is English.
The official language of Nagaland is English.
Countries in Africa where English is an official language include: Botswana Cameroon The Gambia Ghana Kenya Lesotho Liberia Madagascar Malawi Mauritius Namibia Nigeria Rwanda Seychelles Sierra Leon South Africa Sudan Swaziland Tanzania Uganda Zambia Zimbabwe However there are also countries in Africa that have English as a major language, but not as an official language.
Brazil's official language is Portuguese. Guyana's official language is English. Suriname's official language is Dutch. French Guiana's official language is French. The Falkland Islands' official language is English.
US English Official language is English
No bill ever made English the official language of the United States. The US does not have an official language.
English is the official language of Sikkim. Though English is the official language a large number of people who converse in nepali, lepcha and bhutia.
Bimini is in the Bahamas, where English is the official language.
Not as an official language, as a foreign language. The Portuguese is their official language.
No, Spanish is not an official language in the United States; English is not even an official language.
55 countries have English as their official language. There are upwards of thirty five countries that recognize English as an official language, including Bermuda, Canada, Kenya and Uganda. Surprisingly enough, the United States of America does not have an official language.
In Europe, England, Scotland, Northern Ireland have English as the official language. A number of countries have more than one official language; Malta and Ireland have English as one of two official languages. English is the official language of Gibralta - although most people also speak Spanish.
English is the official language of Nigeria.
There is no official language in the US. English is the language used for legal transactions.
The US does not have an official language. The de facto language is English. Individual states do not have official languages
No. There are no official languages in Australia. English is the main language spoken in Australia, but it is not the official language, as Australia has no declared official language.
None. However there is one country (Papua New Ginea) That has a creole English language as an official language.
No. It's not an official language. However, you will find a lot of people who do speak English.
Official language. The official language of Mexico is Spanish. The U.S. does not have an official language, however legal documents are written in English. Canada has two official languages, English and French.
English is spoken in many parts of Africa. It is an official language in Botswana, Cameroon, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somaliland (a region in the north of Somalia), South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. That is not to say that it is the main language in these countries and all of the people there speak English. Other languages are official in those countries… Read More
No. No language was ever an official language of the US, not even English.
There is no official language in the United States; English is the de facto language.
There are currently two official languages of Ireland. They are the Irish language and the English language.
Yes, English is a national language in Australia. It has no official language.
No. The US has not adopted any language as its official language, even English. However it is the official language of Puerto Rico (as well as English), a territory of the US. New Mexico is also very close to having Spanish as an official language.
The official Language of England is ENGLISH!!!!!
The official language in the Virgin islands is English
No. There is no official language of the United States.
Guyana's Official Language is English!
english The US does not have an official language. English is the de facto language, official languages of 30 states, and spoken by about 95% of the population.
While English is the de facto language, the UK actually does not have an official language. Depends on which part of the UK you speak of, but generally, English.
No, Spanish is not an official language in Maseru Lesotho. Sesotho and English are official.
The official language of the province of British Columbia is English. The official languages of Canada are English and French.