BBC Language Service for Africa- BBC Pidgin

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Pdigin English is widely spoken in West Africa and has been for a few hundred years. It is very similar to Caribbean English based Creoles like Jamaican patois. The language varies among nations and ethnic groups.


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Interesting news! And so great to know how it has become easier for people to connect with the help of resources like these.

Everyday is a learning journey. Keep going!


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Wow!

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I don't know if this will come off weird nor not but I feel like reading new articles in Pidgin makes the news more entertaining haha


I think the website has been around for a year now, it first came out last year if I recall correctly 

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dragonsky wrote:

I don't know if this will come off weird nor not but I feel like reading new articles in Pidgin makes the news more entertaining haha

I think the website has been around for a year now, it first came out last year if I recall correctly

Yes that is correct.

And yes, even I found it to be very funny and entertaining too.

Kevwe A.

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