Africa | Ben Mdiliza, Shangaan warrior, Thabina, Limpopo. South Africa. Early 1900s | ©Alfred Duggan-Cronin / McGregor Museum

Early The mix of traditional costume and European clothes is typical of that worn by Zulus in the Bambatha Uprising of 1906

Tsonga (xiTsonga) is a member of the Bantu branch of Niger-Congo language family. It is spoken by about 3.6 million people, who call themselves the Shangaan. The majority of Shangaan live in the Limpopo, Gauteng and Mpumalanga provinces of South Africa, where Tsonga is one of the official languages. There are also speakers of Tsonga in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Swaziland. (...)

Tsonga is a Bantu language spoken mainly in South Africa, and also in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Swaziland, by about million people.

Image result for shangaan kings

Shaka Zulu expanded his empire, and he improved the Zulu military. With nothing but fear and spears.