Monthly Archives: March 2019

COCO Celebrated International Women’s Day!

COCO celebrated International Women's Day at Newcastle University Business School with our very own Oswin Mahundi, Susan Wear and Louisa Rogers. 82 people turned up to listen to our key speakers, visit stalls and to discuss what is preventing #BalanceForBetter across the world. In total, the event fund-raised £380 which will go to support our…
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Hakuna matata, let’s learn Kiswahili!

By Valtteri Nurminen, COCO Volunteer This is the seventh and second-last blog of our series introducing East African languages. Next week your language skills will be tested as there will be a quiz! Therefore, I encourage all of you to go back to the previous blogs and rehearse Luhya, Luo, Maa, Luganda, Ngoni and Kalenjin.…
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Ilion! Let’s learn Kalenjin

By Valtteri Nurminen, COCO volunteer This is already the sixth blog of our series celebrating the International Year of Indigenous Languages. The earlier blogs have introduced the languages of Luhya, Luo, Maa, Luganda and Ngoni. If you haven’t read these blogs yet or would like to practice your language skills more, just follow the hyperlinks.…
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Jovai! Learn Ngoni language

By Valtteri Nurminen, COCO volunteer This is the fifth article of our blog series celebrating the International Year of Indigenous Languages. Previously, there have been blogs on Luhya, Luo, Maa and Luganda languages. If you have missed them or have already forgotten how to say hi in Luhya or thanks in Maa, I urge you…
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