Many Kenyans, like this man, do not speak English-- but they may speak several African languages.

To make a real difference in some of Africa’s poorest countries, we should train more translators


“Africans are incredible linguists,” says Lori Thicke, founder of Translators Without Borders, which enlists Africans to translate everything from medication instructions to election materials into some of Africa’s 1,000+ languages.

Google Translate turns "quid pro quo" into "What happens in Vegas!"

It’s possible to translate the untranslatable — if you have enough time