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Swahilization refers to one of two practices:
- the cultural assimilation of black African peoples in East Africa into the Swahili people and their culture.
- the post-independence promotion of the Swahili language by the governments of East African former colonies as a national and official language, alongside a greater cultural assimilation policy of Africanization (see Julius Nyerere and Ujamaa).
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