Spanish still influences Sahrawi society today and is the preferred second language for acquisition and government. Although Arabic and Spanish are both official languages of Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic, Arabic is the sole official language in their constitution and the republic only uses Spanish for radio and TV broadcasts and state journalism.
Spanish vocabulary has entered Hassaniya, particularly in fields related to agriculture, automobiles, diet, and sanitation. These loanwords are reinforced due to Sahrawis studying abroad in Hispanic lands and returning to either Western Sahara or the Sahrawi refugee camps.
National Sahrawi Police.
Sale of products in a Dajla pharmacy, note that the posters are in Spanish.
Regarding the lexicon, the preference for Hispanisms in the framework of technique and tools has been documented, just as other countries have opted for solutions of the colonizing language such as English or French.
^Knoerrich, Isabel A. "Language, Identities, and Cultures Between Spain and Morocco". In Jungbluth, Judith; Meierkord, Chrisitane (eds.). Identities in Migration Contexts. Gunter Narr Verlag Tübingen. p. 118. ISBN978-3-8233-6317-0.