DeafSA wants sign language made official in SA

You may not be able to hear it, but it's a language in its own right. The Deaf Federation of South Africa wants sign language to become the country's 12th official language. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - The Deaf Federation of South Africa wants sign language to become the country's 12th official language.

Despite the challenges deaf people face, one NGO in Worcester is doing its part to make sure they feel at home. 

READ: SA launches first sign language teacher training programme

Communicating without sign language can be a deaf person's worst nightmare.

But Lobopo Bimbo has improvised by ensuring she understands customers at this restaurant in Worcester.

The 26-year-old is training to become a professional chef but knows she'll face a few stumbling blocks along the way.

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