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Teso

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Teso is a Nilo-Saharan language spoken by the Teso, an ethnic group in eastern Uganda and western Kenya. Estimated to be about eight per cent of the Ugandan total population, the Teso people make one of the biggest tribes in the country. In every pl .. (more)
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Tiv

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Tiv people trace their lineage back through one common predecessor named Tiv and his children that were believed to have originated from Southern Africa. Common ancestor of all the Tiv people, therefore, is a man named Tiv. He had two sons named Ich .. (more)
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Tonga

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The Tonga people of Zambia and Zimbabwe (also called ‘Batonga’) are a Bantu ethnic group of southern Zambia and the neighbouring northern Zimbabwe, and to a lesser extent, in Mozambique. They are related to the Batoka who are part of the Tokaleya peo .. (more)
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Zende

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The Zende settled in the Uele River region (in the present day DRC) in the late 18th century, subjugating the natives, whom they reorganized into kingdoms and chiefdoms. Even though the Zende assimilated dozens of different tribes and peoples, they t .. (more)
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Latin

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Although accounts of the history of the Langi are debated and somewhat conflicting, the group is most likely descendants of the Luo-speaking Nilotic people who migrated south from Abyssinia in the early 15th century. Langi tradition asserts that Lan .. (more)
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Luba

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The origins of the Luba People date back to 1500AD when the thriving Luba Kingdom emerged as a single unified state in the grasslands of the Upemba Depression in the Katanga region of what is known today as Democratic Republic of the Congo. The kingd .. (more)
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Makhuwa

Makhuwa

The Makhuwa speaking people are thought to have originated in northern Mozambique as early as year 800 A.D. They were first under control of Arabs who came to Mozambique to trade slaves and ivory. The Portuguese arrived in 1498 and ruled over Mozambi .. (more)
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Masaaba

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The origin of the Bamasaaba people is unknown, however oral traditions suggest that they most likely originated from Egypt or northwestern Ethiopia. Bamasaaba oral tradition asserts that they are descendants of people called Mundu and Sera who migra .. (more)
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Makonde

Makonde

The Makonde people are believed to have originated from the Ndonde area of northern Mozambique. A large group then migrated into southern Tanzania during the 1700 and 1800s. The Makonde were said to have migrated to avoid becoming enslaved by the Ng .. (more)
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Meru

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Meru is the language spoken by the Meru people (Ameru) who live on the Eastern and Northern slopes of Mount Kenya, Kenya, Africa and on the Nyambene ranges. They settled in this area after centuries of migration from the north. The Meru people are a .. (more)
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