Southern Africa

Batlokwa

The term baTlôkwa (also baThlokoa, or Badogwa) refers to several Kgatla communities that reside in Botswana, Lesotho and South Africa, comprising both the followings of...

Owambo

The Aawambo or Ambo people (endonyms Aawambo [Ndonga], Ovawambo [Kwanyama]) consist of a number of kindred Bantu ethnic groups which inhabit Owamboland in northern...

Nguni

The ancient history of the Nguni people is wrapped up in their oral history. According to legend they were a people who migrated from the north to the Great Lakes region...

Shone

Alternate title: Mashona Shona, group of culturally similar Bantu-speaking peoples living chiefly in the eastern half of Zimbabwe, north of the Lundi River. The main...

Kaonde

kiiKaonde, is a Bantu language (of the larger Niger–Congo family) that is spoken primarily in Zambia but also in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Kaonde and its...

Luvale

Balovale means the Lovale people, also spelled Luvale and also called (in Angola) the Luena or Lwena, an ethnic group in Zambia and Angola. In Zambia they are found...