Hlezi Kunju

Hlezi Kunju

Hlezi Kunju is a South African music teacher who authored the first PhD thesis written in Xhosa at Rhodes University.

Ithisisi yokuqala yesidanga sobugqirhalwazi ngolwimi lwesiXhosa: udliwano-ndlebe noGqr Nompumelelo Kapa

Hlezi Kunju, Nompumelelo Kapa Onderhoude 2018-11-08

UGqr Nompumelelo Kapa wenze imbali ngokuba ngumfundi wokuqala ezimbalini kwiYunivesithi yaseFort Hare ukubhala ithisisi yesidanga sobugqirhalwazi ngolwimi lwesiXhosa. UGqr Hleze Kunju uncokola noGqr Nompumelelo Kapa.

"All African languages can be used as academic languages"

Menán van Heerden, Hlezi Kunju Universiteitseminaar | University Seminar 2017-05-03

"It is our responsibility as amaXhosa, as academics, to ensure that Xhosa gets the recognition that it deserves. For it to develop it needs to be used; we can borrow words and phonologise them into Xhosa."

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