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June 11, 2009

Zulu, South Africa


The Zulu (isiZuluamaZulu) are the largest South African ethnic group of an estimated 10-11 million people who live mainly in the province ofKwaZulu-NatalSouth Africa. Small numbers also live in ZimbabweZambia, and Mozambique. Their language, Zulu, is a Bantu language; more specifically, part of the Nguni subgroup. The Zulu Kingdom played a major role in South African History during the 19th and 20th centuries. Under apartheid, Zulu people were classed as third-class citizens and suffered from state sanctioned discrimination. They remain today the most numerous ethnic group in South Africa, and now have equal rights along with all other citizens.Read more here

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Great post.

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