Kiswahili is spreading rapidly across many African countries. This provides a room for Tanzanians to use it commercially, she says. She further argues that a language is a crucial tool of conducting business communications within and outside Tanzania.
Demand for Kiswahili teachers is on the rise after some state in the two block expressed plans to introduce the language in their school curricula
Professor Kenneth Inyani Simala the East African Kiswahili Commission Executive Secretary makes a point as Kiswahili Regional experts listen attentively. This was during a meeting on the development of principles and guidelines for Kiswahili Training programmes held at the Inter- University Council for East Africa headquarters
Kiswahili is attractive to Africans, if nothing else, because it demonstrates the global purchase of a language indigenous to Africa.
“It is my hope that the East African Kiswahili Commission will aid us in ensuring that the people of East Africa are not mere receivers of strategies for development, but active agents for change. Kiswahili should be promoted and used to enhance our ability to steer the development efforts,” “Tanzania shall continue standing at the forefront of the promotion of Kiswahili, and is ready and willing to provide Kiswahili teachers to the rest of the region,”