Tag Archives: Mozilla

Ordinary people doing extra ordinary things

Hi, I’m Heather Bailey, I work on some amazing projects at Translate.org.za — from publishing translated books, software, localisation training, language strategy for governments and more. But, compared to the people I work with I really feel quite ordinary. I get to interact and know some of the most incredible people who are doing amazing things for […]

Super Heroes of Mali

Dwayne Bailey has just returned from a trip to Mali and brings greetings from West Africa, where they have been busy localizing Mozilla Firefox. Together with Heather they will  be wrangling the localization space at Mozfest 2015. I’ve just returned from West Africa, lost my luggage, my flights were a mess and I’d forgotten how […]

Mozilla funds SA translation team

Published in Tectonic South Africa’s award-winning multilingual software developer, Translate.org.za, has been awarded a grant by the Mozilla Corporation to extend its translation tools. The US-based Mozilla Corporation, a subsidiary of the Mozilla Foundation, co-ordinates the development of popular Internet software projects such as the Firefox web browser and the Thunderbird email client. Mozilla awarded […]

Bridging the Digital Divide in South Africa

Linda Martindale, Linux Journal South Africa has 11 official languages. It also has one of the greatest divides between rich and poor in the world, and this divide is most evident in the technology area. The IT world unwittingly has excluded the masses as technology has raced on leaving many South Africans behind. Socio-economic circumstances, […]

Web browser speaks Xhosa

Published in ITWeb A local project, started little more than a year ago and largely funded by the Shuttleworth Foundation, this week released a range of translated software including a Web browser and an Office suite. The Zuza Software Foundation has translated the Mozilla Web browser into Xhosa, Zulu and four other languages, and has […]