African Academy of Languages
African Union


  1. To encourage the formulation and establishment of vigorous and articulated language policies and the sharing of experiences in policy-making and implementation in the Member States of the African Union, as a means of using African languages in a wider range of domains without abandoning the use of colonial languages.
  2. To identify vehicular cross-border languages and establish commissions to develop and promote them, on the basis that African languages will serve to forge the linguistic and cultural unity of Africa to maximise resources and minimise costs.