Bantu-speaking


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able to communicate in Bantu

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Hunhu/ubuntu is not a philosophy or theory crafted by one person, as is the case with Aristotelian eudaimonism, Kantian deontology or Platonic dualism (Mangena, 2012: 11), it is a communal way of life as lived by the Bantu-speaking people of Southern Africa.
1) 'Cattle' as cultural marker have been central to the traditional cosmology of Sub-Saharan African peoples and has been entwined with South African history since the first arrival of the Bantu-speaking tribes from northeast Africa around 590-700 AD.
Unwilling to accept the somewhat facile traditional readings of this highly rhythmic poem as simply musical combinations of invented words that evoke a stylized and generalized African tribal ritual of the killing of a snake, Anderson looks at specific words likely derived from the vocabulary of Bantu-speaking cultures and suggests possible meanings of the signature "Mayombe, bombe, mayombe" as well as of the title itself, "Sensemaya.
Bantu-speaking Owambo people settled the rich farmlands of the north.
South Africa's original residents included San hunter-gatherers, or Bushmen, and Khoikhoi farmers, followed by Bantu-speaking peoples from central Africa.
There is virtually no trust or sense of common purpose between the Nilotic peoples of the northeast (including the Acholi) and the Bantu-speaking peoples of the southwest.
Some believe the term is derived from "Regga," the name of a Bantu-speaking tribe, according to the Web site, www.
The oral traditions maintained by Bantu-speaking peoples in Central Africa, for example, attest to the essential role hunger-gatherers played as teachers in the new environment.
Gomez's Exchanging Our Country Marks: The Tranformation of African Identities in the Colonial and Antebellum South (University of North Carolina Press, March 1998) describes how groups from the major areas of Africa who found themselves in the United States--those from the Senegambia, the Bight of Benin, Sierra Leone, the Akan-speaking areas of Ghana and Cote d'Ivoire, the Igbo of Nigeria, and Bantu-speaking populations from West Central Africa--exchanged their distinctive African "country marks" to develop an African American identity, often through collaboration in struggles against the institution of enslavement.
Some 25 percent of Asians are [alpha]-actinin-3 deficient, compared with only 1 percent of Bantu-speaking people in Africa.
It is Bantu in origin, most likely brought to Colombia by Bantu-speaking slaves who worked the coastal plantations of the Caribbean (Minta 144), "Kondo" and "makondo" (plural) mean "banana" in many Bantu languages and, according to critic German de Granda, this fruit in the Bantu world can cure illnesses as well as it can represent the preferred food of the devil (144).
Their descendants retreated to the mountains between 2,500 and 3,000 years ago when Bantu-speaking farmers moved in and cleared the land for crops.
Bantu-speaking subjects of southern Africa carrying the TF D allele are characterized by lower indices of serum iron status.
Can he define the "national identity" of the marauding Bantu-speaking tribes who swept southwards through Africa eliminating the aboriginals?
The Bantu-Speaking Peoples of Southern Africa (London, 1974), 318-43, 338.