(1) While her mother tongue is Afrikaans , she speaks some Spanish and some Sesotho, learned while in Maseru.(2) He came to southern Africa from Holland when he was eleven years old, and he speaks English, Afrikaans , and some Xhosa.(3) Some former Afrikaans universities increased their black students' intake through this type of partnership, thereby claiming to be meeting imperatives of transformation.(4) As an African American woman, this was a unique experience because historically this university only catered to White South Africans who spoke Afrikaans .(5) Other elements in such a range of choices are the pidgins and Creoles of English in West Africa and of Afrikaans in South Africa and Namibia.(6) Something that really interested me was the very Western sound of the Afrikaans music performed.(7) The Afrikaans language shares many place-name elements with Dutch, the European language from which it derives.(8) Brochures, written in Afrikaans , English, isiZulu, isiXhosa and Setswana, are available from all the city's clinics and hospitals.(9) There are also some 13,000 persons of Asian descent in South Africa who speak Afrikaans as their native language.(10) After all my efforts at proving my Afrikaans skills, the visa people have said it's not enough.(11) They had persuaded her to read to them out of her Afrikaans bible, which she now did often, choosing familiar passages so they could compare it with an English bible.(12) The Afrikaans press has reported that it is possible that three New National Party members could join the ANC.(13) They live in the Kalahari Desert, and their common name, Meerkats, comes from the Afrikaans language.(14) This wonderful beast comes from South Africa and through its peculiar name, which comes from the Afrikaans language, it is the first animal in the dictionary.(15) Everyone can contribute, but primarily it's the musings of the founding members who tell their stories to the Afrikaans massive.(16) The aim was to celebrate Afrikaans culture, but also to show how this culture had now declared itself to be open, and free to assimilate other cultural influences.