A song from Madagascar

This afternoon I heard that this song had been uploaded onto YouTube today. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DWa9hyv1Zjc It was written by Edit, who helps with admin on the project I'm involved with in Madagascar. He is the guy in the hat, singing and playing guitar. The song is called 'Jesosy raiky avao' ('Only Jesus'). I really like the … Continue reading A song from Madagascar

The Queen’s English?

The Guardian has a fascinating article on the way English is spoken in Ghana. It seems that there is a debate going on in Ghana between those who believe that Ghanaians should speak 'the Queen's English' trying to mimic so-called 'received pronunciation', because they think that sounding English is prestigious, and those who value being multilingual … Continue reading The Queen’s English?