The BBC World Service is undergoing its largest expansion since 1941, adding news in 10 new languages in Africa and Asia. Among them Amharic, Tigrinya, Oromo and West African Pidgin.
Here & Now's Robin Young checks in with Adejuwon Soyinka (@adejuwonsoyinka), editor of BBC Pidgin, about the language, its history and the new service's instant popularity.
This article was originally published on March 13, 2018.
This segment aired on March 19, 2018.