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Fanagalo is simplified language on Zulu. It goes with the English and input of small Afrikaans. Fanagalo is used as language of people with industries like copper, coal, diamond and gold mining. These industry-based people are from South Africa. Even if this is known as second language, there are speakers who are using the language. Like in India, English is also known by many people because this also became the colony of British. English is widely used by tribes with the coming of British. This is the reason why the Fanagalo language has declined.
Fanagalo is only Zulu-based language. This is unusual example of pidgin based on indigenous lingua franca. This language was developed during colonial times. This is in order to promote understanding and communication of one another. It is said that Fanagalo is used by mining industries because people employed were from central and southern Africa. Congo, Mozambique, Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe are the places that widely speak the Fanagalo language.
Fanagalo serves as the operating medium and training for people in order to have simple communication. There are different people with different dialects. Fanagalo is easy to learn. Within fifteen hours, an individual can learn many things about the language.