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OpenOffice.org in three SA languages for Software Freedom Day

Published in Tectonic In celebration of this weekend’s global Software Freedom Day, Translate.org.za is planning the release of the OpenOffice.org suite in three South African languages. The popular free software office suite will be available in Zulu, Afrikaans and Sepedi. Tswana is also included but in beta form. Dwayne Bailey of Translate.org.za says that they […]

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 […]

Venda makes it into international software release

Originally appeared on ITWeb The Venda language is the latest of three languages to be included in the latest release of the open source desktop environment KDE. Translate.org.za, the organisation doing the translation work, is hoping to have another three languages ready for the release of KDE3.1 later this year. Translate.org.za has already translated the […]