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The Central Beliefs of the Xhosa Cattle-Killing
The Acquisition of Subject Agreement in Xhosa
Xhosa is a Bantu language of the Nguni family spoken by approximately 8.
Xhosa plant names

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Nelson Mandela opera comes to Johannesburg
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A sexy dose of jazz and the refined strains of Western opera and traditional Xhosa song drive a new opera about South Africa's former president and anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela.
Rare South African book uncovered
Eight of the 20 passengers and crew survived and spent three days with the indigenous Xhosa people before their trek across rough terrain to the nearest European settlement.
SA needs a new anthem
Pioneering African nationalist Soga to be remembered
Soga (1829-1871), who went against the entrenched Xhosa traditional beliefs and refused to be circumcised, became the first black man in South Africa to be ordained as a church minister.
Sex workers 'no different to housewives'
Born to a Zimbabwean mother and a Xhosa father in Joburg, she spent her childhood in Zimbabwe with her grandmother. Her face contorts slightly. “When I returned to (South Africa) I was alone,” she says.

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Xhosa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Xhosa language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Xhosa is one of the official languages of South Africa.
Clicking With Xhosa - YouTube
Aug 18, 2006 Our tour guide for Robben Island shows off his Xhosa clicking expertise.
Xhosa Lesson 2. How to say "click" sounds. - YouTube
Jan 11, 2009 Xhosa lesson. Video Responses. Thumbnail 3:21.
Xhosa alphabet, pronunciation and language
Information about Xhosa, a Bantu language spoken in South Africa, Botswana and Lesotho by about 7.9 million people.

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