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Bassa

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Bassa is a Niger-Congo Kru language. Bassa language has its own unique alphabet. It has five different tones that are marked using a system of dots and dashes which appear inside vowel letters. There are several dialects including Gbor, Gba Sor, Ma .. (more)
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Chokwe

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Chokwe is the Bantu language spoken by the Chokwe people of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Angola and Zambia. It is recognized as a national language of Angola, where about 456,000 people spoke it as of 1991. Another half a million speakers lived .. (more)
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Ebira

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Ebira means behaviour when translated literally with ethics and hospitality as compliments. The unique features of Ebira culture with its ethnic aestheticism are appreciated most in the event of traditional marriages. Ebira people are republican b .. (more)
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Gbaya

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The Gbaya are also known as the Baya, the Mbere Baya or the Gbaya-Bossangoa. They are the largest ethnic group in the Central African Republic. The Gbaya are closely related to the Mandija people (also called Mandja). In 1880 the fled Fulani slave .. (more)
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Gurage

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The languages spoken by the Gurage are known as the Gurage languages. The variations among these languages are used to group the Gurage people into three dialectically varied subgroups:Northern, Eastern and Western. However, the largest group within .. (more)
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Sanufo

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The Senufo number 1,000,000 to 1,500,000 and live in Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Burkina Faso, and the extreme south of Mali. They live principally off agriculture fruits and occasionally hunting. Senufo agriculture is typical of the region, which include .. (more)
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Sepedi

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Like the Sotho and Tswana, the Pedi in pre-conquest times lived in large villages divided into groups centered on family clusters favoring paternal line. Each consisted of a group of households built around a central area which combined meeting place .. (more)
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Serer-Sine

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The Serer are famous throughout Senegal and Gambia for their clothing. Serr is a traditional clothing woven by men. Serr is believed to bring good luck to those who wear it. The Serer people are also famous for a form of wrestling that is popular .. (more)
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Tumbuka

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The Tumbuka are an ethnic group living in Malawi, Zambia and Tanzania. In the Tumbuka mythology, Chiuta is the chief deity; he is all-powerful, omniscient and self-created. Chiuta literally means Great Bow and is symbolised in the sky by the rain .. (more)
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Umbundu

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The Umbundu language was formed from different groups of people who slowly moved from the North and formed the local/regional groups there today, and have formed political units. They have developed a sophisticated agriculture, which includes the br .. (more)
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