Mukondli Dumela is also known as Sneidon. The Software Development and Multimedia graduate from the University of Pretoria student came up with the idea of creating the dictionary after he found it difficult to get Xitsonga words on Google and other search engines while doing a research project.
For Xitsonga speakers & others who want to learn:— DigitalTsonga™ (@DigitalTsonga) April 18, 2018
There are only 3 Mobile apps for learning the Xitsonga language, culture, and history (AFAWK). Download here ->
- Xitsonga Dictionary; Xitsonga For Kids, by https://t.co/HHVZAE7rWP
- DigitalTsonga Mobile, https://t.co/k3Gx7SdUDp pic.twitter.com/61fAC7IN5c
Dumela was born and raised in Nyavani, a rural village in Malamulele, Limpopo, and has a multimedia degree.
"I would like to thank Geekulcha and everyone who nominated me for the Top 25 shortlist of the Top 15 Young Geeks for 2018. This nomination and recognition by Geekulcha is a great honour and means way more than I can articulate", said Mukondli.
Humility is one of the most important qualities which you must have, because if you make people realize that you are not a threat to them, then people will embrace you.
- Mark Suster
Dear South African Geeks: South Africa is a young democracy and we the youth have a unique responsibility to modernise and industrialise our country. Always remember mistakes are inevitable when working on innovative and new ideas so go easy on yourself. I wish you the best in your quest for a better South Africa.
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