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Facebook’s reach in Africa may have been extended today.  A Swahili version of the social networking site was formally released, and there’s word that alternatives in both Hausa and Zulu are liable to appear in the near future, as well.

Swahili is spoken in at least seven countries, including Kenya, Mozambique, Tanzania, and Uganda.  A BBC report notes that, following Afrikaans, it’s the second African language in which a version of Facebook’s been released.

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