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Harare Interpreting Services

Translate 4 Africa eliminates language barriers across the African cities and the world at large therefore the need for Harare interpreting services. Interpreting services play an important role in many areas such as conferences and meetings, courts of law, medical fields, media, schools as well as in the sign language field. Translate 4 Africa avails professional interpreting services in African cities covering virtually all the African languages at competitive prices.

About Harare

With the current president of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe under house arrest by the Zimbabwe army, things are a bit uncertain for Harare which happens to be the largest city in Zimbabwe and with a population of 1.4 million inhabitants. Although there are about 16 languages in Zimbabwe, there are 3 major ones spoken and used in Harare and these are English which is the national language and the indigenous ones like Shona and Ndebele. It should be noted that 70% of the people in Zimbabwe speak Shona.

High Quality Interpreting Services in Harare

We offer high quality interpreting services into and from all languages spoken and used in the city of Harare as well as other major cities in other parts of Africa too. Translate 4 Africa’s Interpreting Services are characterized by accuracy, professionalism and confidentiality for purposes of effective communication. Other cities with our Interpreting Services include; Cairo, Mogadishu, Abuja, Harare, Kinshasa, Brazzaville, Nairobi, Johannesburg to mention a few

Basic types of interpreting in Harare include;

Simultaneous interpreting; The interpreter is placed in a sound proof room where he speaks in to devices that enable the audience targeted to understand. The audience is usually fitted with hearing aids that they alone and maybe other only get to hear the voice of the interpreter. Here the interpreter interprets the moment the speaker finishes a sentence. This is very useful for world summits and large conferences that involve people of the same goal and initiative but who speak and understand different languages; French, Sotho, Swahili, Afrikaans, Portuguese etc.


Chuchotage interpretation; Here an interpreter interprets to only one or two people as the main speaker does his thing, the interpreter does his thing at the same time as the main speaker making it prone to misinterpretations and miscommunication.

Liaison interpretation; Interpreting directly as the conversation or dialogue goes on. It is meant to create and maintain a certain level of mutual understanding and is usually used for very small gatherings that involve a conversation like aspect. Problem here is that it is very easy for the interpreter to overshadow the main speaker. At the end of the day, an interpreter is a very important link in the communication process and should therefore be a professional one. This is to ensure accuracy when delivering the message to the audience in the form intended by the source of that very message.

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