Southern Africa

Great Zimbabwe

The Great Zimbabwe, is a complex of stone ruins spread out over a large area in modern-day Zimbabwe, which itself is named after the ruins. The word “Great”...

Lozi

INTRODUCTION The Lozi people are an ethnic group primarily of western Zambia, inhabiting the region of Barotseland. Lozi are also found in Namibia. The Lozi are a...

Bemba

INTRODUCTION The Bemba (or ‘BaBemba’ using the Ba- prefix to mean ‘people of’, and also called ‘Awemba’ or ‘Baseman’ in...

Kalanga

INTRODUCTION The Kalanga, also known as the Bakalanga, ‘Bakalaka’, are one of the first Bantu speaking tribes to migrate to present day Botswana,...

Zulu

INTRODUCTION The Zulu (Zulu: amaZulu) are a Bantu ethnic group of Southern Africa and the largest ethnic group in South Africa, with an estimated 10–11 million...