African Translations

Engage Customers in Africa with the Best African Translations

Stepes (pronounced /’steps/) provides fast and professional African translation services in Afrikaans, Swahili, Igbo, Zulu and over 70 other languages in Africa. We enable international companies to confidently engage pan-African customers across linguistic barriers, one accurately translated African document at a time.

Accurate African Translations

Accurate African Translations You Can Trust

Are you doing business in Africa and need to translate marketing materials, technical documents, websites, or elearning content between English and Swahili, English and Zulu, English and Ibgo, and many other African languages? Then look no further than Stepes. We have one of the largest teams of African linguists specializing in providing highly accurate African translations with efficiency. Africa is the next major emerging market, both as a manufacturing base as well as a fast growing consumer market for a wide variety of business fields such as life sciences, mining, construction, telecommunication, and transportation. This is why African translation services are in high demand, enabling companies to confidently engage African customers across linguistic barriers. Stepes has the linguistic resources, best-in-class localization processes, and cutting-edge language technologies to deliver the best African translation services on-time and on budget.

Stepes has a number of advantages over other translation companies that rely on offline, desktop based translation software. Specifically, Stepes’ cloud centric translation ecosystem doesn’t force our African translators to acquire expensive user licenses for desktop based CAT (computer aided translation) tools. All our translators need is a computer with Internet access to begin translating right away without the need of any 3rd party software installation. Stepes cloud translation software is completely free for professional African translators to use. Secondly, Stepes cloud translation platform supports online translation memory, terminology management, and a variety of automated linguistic QA features, allowing our African linguists to focus on translating your content more efficiently while delivering the best linguistic quality. Finally, our online translation management system process billing and payments automatically, saving much time and effort for translators to manually prepare invoices to get paid. All of these capabilities enable our African translators to perform at their best for unrivaled African translation performance that is second to none.

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Professional Language Translation for AfCFTA

Professional Language Translation for AfCFTA

It’s official. The African Continental Free Trade Area, the world’s largest free trade agreement, kicks into full gear on January 1, 2021. According to South African president Cyril Ramaphosa, the AfCFTA will fundamentally change the economic fortune of African countries. As a result, document translations between English and African French, English and African Spanish, English and African Portuguese, as well as many other languages will see a steady increase in demand across a variety of industries. Stepes provides comprehensive translation services for a range of sectors within the African market, allowing companies and government institutions to confidently communicate with customers and partners in all major African languages. Stepes’ cloud based localization management system has greatly simplified the process for our clients to obtain professional and on-demand African translation services online. Simply drag and drop your documents to obtain an instant quote. You can also speak to one of our African translation consultants to learn how Stepes can help accelerate your African translation needs to a higher level of success.

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Online African Translation

The Internet has fundamentally changed many industries and language service sector is no exception. Translation services, including African translations, are shifting online. Stepes is a leader in online translation solutions, allowing our customers to get their documents professionally translated easily and efficiently. We’ve greatly simplified African translations by automating file analysis, quotation, TM leverage, translator provision, linguistic review, and billing/payment, all through our intuitive, web-based translation workflows. Clients can simply drag and drop files (such as Word, InDesign, PowerPoint) to our translation dashboard and select the desired African languages to receive an instant translation quote. Stepes also allows companies to specify subject or industry domain so our African translators with the right subject matter expertise are assigned to translate the content for the highest level of linguistic accuracy. Upon completion, our customers can immediately download the translated files with the click of a button. To learn more about Stepes industry-leading online translation services, please click here.

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Professional Translations in All African Languages

Professional Translations in All African Languages

Stepes provides linguistically fluent and technically accurate translation services in all African languages, including Swahili, Amharic, Yoruba, Zulu, Igbo, Oromo, Hausa, Shona, Arabic and many more. We have one of the largest teams of professional native translators and subject matter experts in all major African countries to deliver high quality translations in medical, mining, finance, legal, technology, transportation, and manufacturing fields. Africa is rapidly growing into a major economic market in the world, and this is why smart international companies are localizing their products and services into African languages to accelerate business expansion in Africa and achieve global success. The good news professionally translating your content in African languages doesn’t have to break the bank. Stepes’ modern localization capabilities deliver accurate African translations fast and competitively. Stepes translates all types of content such as technical documents, eLearning courses, legal materials, and marketing collateral between English and Swahili, English and Igbo, English and Zulu, and all other major African languages and dialects.

List of African Languages We Support

  • Swahili
  • African English
  • Somali
  • Sudanese
  • Afar
  • Kinyarwanda
  • Kiganda
  • Rukiga
  • Afrikaans
  • Zulu
  • Sesotho
  • Xhosa
  • Amharic
  • Tigrinya
  • African French
  • Igbo
  • Yoruba
  • Sepedi
  • Setwana
  • Xitsonga
  • Tsivendo
  • Siswati
  • Ndebele
  • Shangaan
  • Portuguese
  • Nyanja
  • Lingala
  • Chichewa
  • Dinka
  • Kirundi
  • Arabic
  • Berber
  • Akan
  • Chewa
  • Comorian
  • Malagasy
  • Setswana
  • Seychelles Creole
  • Shona
  • Sindebele
  • Swati
  • Tsonga
  • Venda

African Life Sciences Translation

African Life Sciences Translation

Are you a pharmaceutical company, a healthcare organization, or a medical device manufacturer in need of fast and professional African translation services to support your African customers and partners. Stepes provides ISO 9001 certified medical translations in all major African languages. We have one of the largest healthcare terminology databases, allowing our professional African translators to translate your life sciences content with accuracy and consistency. Stepes translates all medical documents, including patient informed consent forms, information for use (IFU), clinical reports, and medical training materials. We lead the language industry with next-gen, cloud-based translation solutions, allowing our life sciences clients to manage all of their localization assets online such as translation memory, multilingual glossaries, translation style guides, as well as multilingual medical records and documents. Don’t just take our word for it. Try our expert African life sciences translation services today. We guarantee complete customer satisfaction. To learn more about Stepes medical translation services, please click here.

Manufacturing Translation in African Languages

Manufacturing Translation in African Languages

Africa is poised to replicate Asia’s success and become the next continent of global manufacturing. As a result, manufacturing related translation and localization services will be in high demand. Stepes is a leader in professional manufacturing translation solutions that help our clients accelerate time to market and stay ahead of the completion globally. We translate all manufacturing related documents and contents such as user manuals, standard operating procedures (SOPs), elearning courses, and software applications. For enterprise clients, Stepes supports online translation memory management so the same sentences are never translated twice for cost savings, improved linguistic consistency, and shortened turnaround time. Stepes has a large team of professional African linguists who specialize in a variety of industries, such as automotive, technology, and construction to deliver the most accurate African translations on-demand. To learn more about Stepes comprehensive manufacturing translation services, please click here.

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