Providing news in indigenous languages is seen as a step towards promoting and maintaining an equal society.
IsiXhosa is the main language spoken in the Eastern Cape and residents here feel it has been suppressed as a news language for too long.
Hearing and reading news in their mother language makes people feel equally important in a country that strives for an equal society.
SABC News reporter Busisiwe Jemsana- Mantashe joins us.
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