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The African languages are currently divided into the following four language families
- Afro-Asiatic languages (Semitic, etc.)
- Niger-Congo languages (Bantu, etc.)
- Nilo-Saharan languages
- Khoisan languages
- External link: Ethnologue.com's Africa : More on African languages and language families.
Studying African Languages
In Europe there is a project going on building up a common curriculum in African Languages and Linguistics called EEQUALL (European Equivalences In African Languages And Linguistics). It will allow students to get credit points from different universities.
- External link: EEQUALL (currently a bit outdated)