Shangaan


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Shangaan

(ˈʃaŋɡɑːn)
n
(Peoples) a member of any of the Tsonga-speaking Bantu peoples settled in Mozambique and NE Transvaal, esp one who works in a gold mine
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DJ Spoko went on to create and enrich various musical styles that swept through South Africa and eventually the world, including Sgubhu Sa Pitori, Direkere and most famously, Bacardi House and Shangaan Electro.
As Mary, a ritual instructor said, "about increasing a woman's chances of marriageability, I would say yes, because a man may prefer a girl who has gone through chinamwali, because he is assured that she will keep the home." This is also evident among the Shangaan of Zimbabwe (Chikunda et al 2006: 150), where it is said that during the Khomba, the female initiation rite, a young woman is taught that to be "successful" as a good wife and a good daughter in-law, one of the indicators is that she should be able to please her husband sexually.
The predominant ethnicity in Agincourt is also Black African, and the common language is Shangaan.
The population of the area is primarily of Shangaan heritage, an ethnic group that lives in this area and across the border in Mozambique, though about one-third of the site's population consists of refugees of the Mozambican civil war and their descendants.
Steve Crawford with a beautiful sable taken with Shangaan Hunters.
Exchanging the Northern Hemisphere for the Southern in October 2003, independent narrative and immersion journalist Messitt relates the story of the Rooiboklaagte community (formerly Shangaan and Sotho homelands) less than a decade after the end of apartheid and South AfricaAEs first democratic election.
Owner Clive Stockil, who was awarded a Tusk Conservation Award T by Prince William is 2013, has served as a vital intermediary between the government and local Shangaan people, and has subsequently helped reduce poaching in the park by 85 per cent.
Owner Clive Stockil, who was awarded a Tusk Conservation Award by Prince William is 2013, has served as a vital intermediary between the government and local Shangaan people, and has subsequently helped reduce poaching in the park by 85 per cent.
Ambassador Agnes NyamandePitso of South Africa said African tribes such as the Venda, Xhosa, Zulu, Pedi, Shangaan bore similarities with their counterparts from the Philippines.
East Village Arts Club, Seel Street, 0844 847 2472, www.mamacolive.com/evartsclub WEDNESDAY Nozinja: The South African artist famous for creating the revolutionary dance movement dubbed 'Shangaan Electro'.
SOUTH AFRICAN group Shangaan Electro brightened the dismal skies outside the Library of Birmingham on Saturday with their infectious high-speed music and dance act.