The University of Nairobi Journal of Language and Linguistics. Vol. 5 (2016). Special issue on mother-tongue issues, ISSN 2224-1655

  1. Okombo, Okoth D. 2016. Approaching mother-tongue education as a personal and societal development strategy, pp. 5-13
  2. Oduor, Jane A. N. and Xu Jing Rotich. 2016. The status of mother tongues in Kenya and China: Lessons the two countries can learn from each other, pp. 14-32
  3. Chemorion Diphus Chosefu. 2016. Demystifying complex issues in Sabaot orthography, pp. 33-45
  4. wa Mberia, Kithaka. 2016. Mother tongues as media of instruction: The case of Kenya, pp. 46-59
  5. Kaviti, Lillian K. 2016. Expanding the sociolinguistic space for the emergence of hybrid mother tongues in Africa: The case of Kenya, pp. 60-73
  6. Mutiga, Jayne. 2016. Effects of mother tongue loss on individuals and communities, pp. 74-84
  7. Mweri, Jefwa. 2016. The acquisition of Kenyan Sign Language (KSL) and its significance as a mother tongue and medium of instruction in schools for the deaf in Kenya, pp. 85-100
  8. Schroder, Leila and Helga Schroder. 2016. Orthographies in a rapidly changing world: Negotiated compromises between several parties, pp. 101-115
  9. Otiso, Zipporah. 2016. Examining the indigenous wisdom in Ekegusii proverbs, 116-129  
  10. Atoh, Fred. 2016. Tracing some support mechanisms in music for the mother tongue experience, pp. 130-141
  11. Ngure, Kenneth K. 2106. Language endangerment: Illustrations from Marsabit County, pp. 142-160
  12. Jerono, Prisca. 2016. The role of indigenous languages in understanding Kiswahili proverbs, 161-173
  13. Timammy, Rayya and Jane A. N. Oduor. 2016. The treatment of Kiswahili in Kenya’s education system, pp. 174-194
  14. Timammy, Rayya and Amiri Swaleh. 2016. Ulimwengu wa Kanga, pp. 195-203
  15. Iribe Mwangi, P. 2016. A journey through creativity and unorthodox literary criticism: Lessons from the masses offering criticism in a vernacular language in Kenya, pp. 213-221
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