Web-lingo offers professional language services into and from Swahili, including translations, localisation, transcription, editing and proofreading. All linguists are well-versed in translation and localisation management software, ensuring the language used is both current and consistent in the approach to terminology, tone and, in general, translations that are true to their original. This is imperative in gaining traction in foreign markets.

Swahili – What you need to know

Name and Language Code: Swahili - SW
Alternate Names: Kiswahili, Kisuaheli, Zaire Swahili
Family: Niger-Congo – Bantu - Swahili
Est. number of speakers: Approx. 120 - 150 million speakers across Africa.
Countries Official: Kenya, Tanzania, Democratic Republic of Congo
Prevalent Countries: Uganda, Kenya, Comoros Islands, Tanzania, DRC, Burundi, Mayotte, Mozambique, Oman, Rwanda, Somalia, South Africa, Malawi

Prevalent Countries

Uganda Uganda
Kenya Kenya
Comores Comores
Congo Congo
Tanzania Tanzania
Burundi Burundi
Mozambique Mozambique
Rwanda Rwanda
Somalia Somalia
South Africa South Africa
Malawi Malawi
Mayotte Mayotte
Oman Oman

  Did you know?
# ‘Hakuna Matata’, of The Lion King fame, is actually a Swahili phrase, meaning, ‘no worries’.