Tag Archives: Zulu

Gnome gets Zulu translation

Published in ITWeb The Gnome Women’s Outreach Programme has selected a South African woman to translate Gnome’s desktop interface, used by the Linux operating system, into isiZulu. Priscilla Mahlangu, a 25-year-old intern at Translate.org.za, a non-profit organisation that specialises in multilingualism, software translation and language rights advocacy, has been selected for an internship to work […]

Firefox 4 now in isiZulu

Published in ITWeb Mozilla’s Firefox Web browser has been customised to support isiZulu. Translate.org.za and its community of volunteer translators started the project in 2009 through participation in the African Network for Localisation, a project funded by the International Development Research Centre. The company says 10% of SA’s population – about five million people – […]

Free and African for Software Freedom Day

Published in ITWeb Translate.org.za will launch open source software in three South African languages to mark Global Software Freedom Day on Saturday. Translate.org.za, a South African software translation project, has spent two years developing this software with the sponsorship of the Shuttleworth Foundation, the Department of Communications, CSIR, Obsidian Systems, Hewlett-Packard South Africa and St […]

Now you can Sesha i-Google and Google Uphendlo

Published in ITWeb Translate.org.za has translated Google’s home page into Zulu and Xhosa as part of its ongoing campaign to translate Internet content and software into SA’s official languages. Translate.org.za is a project of the Zuza Software Foundation – a section 21 company that focuses on open source software for upliftment and empowerment. Sponsorship from […]

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 […]