The Xhosa are part of the South African Nguni migration which slowly moved south from the region around the Great Lakes, displacing the original Khoisan hunter gatherers of Southern Africa. Xhosa peoples were well established by the time of the Dutch arrival in the mid-17th century, and occupied much of eastern South Africa from the Fish River to land inhabited by Zulu-speakers south of the modern city of Durban
Portraits of adventure
A new photographic exhibition at the Royal Geographic Society in London showcases 60 rarely seen images that capture the true spirit of adventure through the lens of leading landscape, portrait, action and travel photographers
Southern Africa || In the early 1970s Jean Broster and Alice Mertens collaborated on African Elegance, a book which set out to ‘describe in photographs and words the beauty of the tribal people of the...