Microsoft PresentsApril 3rd, 2013 by adminMS
There are more than 40 million speakers of Swahili on the African continent. This is a great step for the Elimination of language barriers. Windows is already available in fifteen languages spoken in Africa. The more than 40 million speakers of Swahili in Africa may be used in your own language the operating system Windows 7, the Microsoft computer company, after the presentation of a package in this language in the economic capital of Tanzania, Dar es Salaam. To the director general of Microsoft for East Africa and southern, Louis Otieno, the Swahili version is a big step for the Elimination of language barriers in access to technology, informed the Tanzanian daily The Citizen. The presentation of Windows 7 in Swahili coincided with the inauguration of the Conference eLearning Africa 2011, that tries to take advantage of new technologies as instrument of learning and development in the African continent. With Swahili, Windows is already available in fifteen languages spoken in Africa: Spanish, Portuguese, English, French, Arabic, afrikaans, Amharic, hausa, igbo, xhosa, zulu, sesotho, setswana and yoruba.