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1. Tswa
originated from the same indigenous Bantu peoples who came down from the Also in South africa and Zimbabwe) Major Bantu Languages Makhuwa, Shona, lomwe, Tsonga, Chuabo, Makonde
People Profile The Tswa People Religion: Christianity, Traditional Animism Population: 1,060,000 (1996 estimate) Status: 50% Professed Christianity; 20-25% Evangelical Location: The greatest concentration of Tswa people is in the southern Mozambiquan province of Inhambane. Smaller concentrations live in portions of the provinces of Gaza, Maputo, Manica and Sofala. The Tswa people also live in eastern portions of the Republic of South Africa, and eastern and southern Zimbabwe. International borders were established long after the arrival of these people in this area of Africa. There are basically no significant concentrations of Tswa people living in Mozambique north of the Zambezi River, which more or less divides the country in two. The capital city of Maputo is now home to quite a few Tswa people as well, despite the major people group of the city being people of the Ronga group. Identity: The name of this people in their language is Vatswa. The singular form is Mutswa. They are often referred to, especially by outsiders, as Tswa, following the patterns of English grammar. The Tswa people are part of a larger language/people group called the Tsonga (Vatsonga). The Tsonga encompass three sub-groups: the Ronga, Tswa and Tsonga (Shangaan). These three groups are very similar in practically every respect. They originated from the same indigenous Bantu peoples who came down from the north to inhabit much of what is now called southern Mozambique and portions of several bordering countries.

2. The Water Page - Water In Animism
Incorporating. Search Help. Introduction. The purpose of this article is to examine the relationship between animism and water. trade running between West africa and the colonies of North believed to exist amongst indigenous peoples inhabiting the Congo, who Chipeta, Nyanja, Mang'anja, Yao, lomwe and Tumbuka.

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Introduction The purpose of this article is to examine the relationship between animism and water. Animism can be defined as either "the belief that natural objects, natural phenomena and the universe itself possess souls, or the belief that natural objects have souls that may exist apart from their material bodies ." Viewed in such terms, animistic religions accord water a supernatural life force. The manner in which it visualises this life force is dependent upon the specific beliefs of the people in relation to the environment that they inhabit. The range of examples for this article is not limited to one continent, but as is the case with animism, will take into account relevant beliefs from different geographical locations. Animistic religion may lead to the belief in specific water spirits, or the water itself may even be imbued with supernatural qualities, qualities which prove to be enduring despite supercedence by Islamic or Christian religion. In some cases, the influences of animism may lead to attempts to make rain, usually through the use of "medicines" to either create rain clouds or act as a supplication to a supreme being with the power to grant the needed rain. As there is a large scope for study, there will be an attempt to highlight common features that will allow comparison between animistic religions and their relevance to water.

3. The Probert Encyclopaedia - People And Peoples (M-N)
With the lomwe people, they make up the country's Despite Madagascar's proximity to africa, Malagasy contains only a humans, including the indigenous peoples of Asia, the Indians
People and Peoples (M-N)
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4. SGP Project Information
Region, Regional Bureau for africa. Grant Amount $, $21,377.00. Grant Recipient, (School) lomwe Secondary School. Significant Participation of indigenous peoples.
Biogas Production Project, Lomwe Project Fact Sheet
Last Updated:25-Mar-2004 04:59 AM (New York Time) Region Regional Bureau for Africa Country UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA Project Name Biogas Production Project, Lomwe Description To promote through schools the use of biogas as an alternative environment friendly source of energy. Focal Area (CC) Climate change
(Bio) Biodiversity
Operational Programs (6) OP6 - Promoting the Adoption of Renewable Energy by Removing Barriers and Reducing Implementation Costs
Type of Project (Dem) Demonstration
Project State (End) Satisfactorily Completed.
Start Date Dec/1997 End Date Dec/1998 Grant Amount $ Grant Recipient (School)
Lomwe Secondary School Grant Recipient Type (OTH) Other than CBO/NGO Project Characteristics and Components Applies Comment Notable Community Participation (1) Participation by school community in the installation work (2) Participation by the general public in learning on how the technology works. Capacity-Building Component School technicians and students were taught how to install, operate and maintain biogas units

5. African Adventures In Africa
peoples Chewa, Nyanja, Tumbuko, Yao, lomwe, Sena, Tonga, Ngoni, Ngonde, Asian, European. Religion Protestant 55%, Roman Catholic 20%, Muslim 20%, indigenous South africa, became
Malawi Map:
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three equal horizontal bands of black (top), red, and green with a radiant, rising, red sun centered in the black band Location: Southern Africa, east of Zambia Geographic coordinates: 13 30 S, 34 00 E Climate: sub-tropical; rainy season (November to May); dry season (May to November) Independence: 6 July 1964 (from UK) Nationality: Malawian(s) Capital City: Lilongwe Population: Head of State: President Bakili MULUZI Area: 118,480 sq km Type of Government: multiparty democracy Currency: 1 Malawian kwacha (MK) = 100 tambala Major peoples: Chewa, Nyanja, Tumbuko, Yao, Lomwe, Sena, Tonga, Ngoni, Ngonde, Asian, European Religion: Protestant 55%, Roman Catholic 20%, Muslim 20%, indigenous beliefs Official Language: English , Chichewa Principal Languages: English (official), Chichewa (official), other languages important regionally Major Exports: tobacco, tea, sugar, cotton, coffee, peanuts, wood products History: The Maravi kingdom, centered in the Shire River valley, arose during the 15th century. At the peak of its power it reached as far south as present-day Zimbabwe (Rhodesia). During the late 18th century the kingdom declined as a result of warfare and internal conflicts. In 1859, David LIVINGSTONE, the British explorer, visited the area, and this paved the way for the arrival of British and Scottish settlers. In 1891 the British protectorate of Nyasaland was created. In 1953, Nyasaland became part of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland. Internal opposition to the federation led to the birth of a nationalist movement. In 1963 the federation was dissolved, and in 1964 the independent nation of Malawi was declared.

6. SGP Project Information
Therefore project benefits will accrue to some indigenous peoples. Region, Regional Bureau for africa. Project Name, Biogas Production Project, lomwe.
Last Updated:28-Jul-2003 11:20 AM (New York Time)
UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA Currently Has 47 Projects in the SGP's DataBase
Region Regional Bureau for Africa Country UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA Project Name Aerial Survey for Mt. Kilimanjaro Description To conduct an Aerial Survey of Mt. Kilimanjaro as part of the Baseline Assessment for the COMPACT Project Focal Area (Bio) Biodiversity
Operational Programs (4) OP4 - Mountain Ecosystems
Type of Project (INP) Information Dissemination, Networking and Policy Dialogue
Project State (End) Satisfactorily Completed.
Start Date Jun/2001 End Date Feb/2002 Grant Amount $ Grant Recipient (WCST)
Wildlife Conservation Society of Tanzania Grant Recipient Type (NGO) Non-government Organization Project Characteristics and Components Applies Comment Notable Community Participation Project aim at sensitizing Mt. Kilimanjaro adjacent communities to refrain from unsustainable practices in order to conserve the mountain. Sensitization work will be carried out by selected community members. Capacity-Building Component Project will detrain community members from unsustainable management practices and retrain them on sustainable management practices and use of renewable energy technologies.

7. International Mission Board - Praying - CompassionNet
Western Ukraine. indigenous peoples of the Caribbean Basin. indigenous peoples Arabs of Libya. lomwe of Malawi and Mozambique Plateau peoples of Nigeria, West africa. Pogoro of Tanzania
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8. San Antonio Public Library: Geography: Countries (Macedonia - Moldova)
Country Environmental Dataafrica to download the free country Afrikaans, Nyanja, lomwe, Yao, and others government, history, indigenous peoples, magazines periodicals, network
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MACEDONIA Ethnologue: Macedonia - This entry from the thirteenth edition of Ethnologue: Languages of the World offers descriptions of all languages spoken in this country: Macedonian, Turkish, Balkan Romani, Serbo-Croatian, Gheg Albanian, and others. This site claims, "For each language, its alternate names, number of speakers, location, dialects, linguistic affiliation, multilingualism of speakers, availability of the Bible, and other demographic and sociolinguistic information are given if known."
Governments on the WWW: Macedonia
- This site gives the official language, and provides information about national and municipal institutions, political parties, other institutions and additional web links.
- This site from the CIA Factbook gives geographical information covering the following topics: location, geographic coordinates, map references, area totals, land boundaries, climate, terrain, elevation extremes, natural resources, land use, irrigated land, natural hazards, current environmental issues, and international environmental agreements. It also includes detailed information about the people, government, economy, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues.
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9. JTSA99Ross
the theologian material that is wholly indigenous, deeply rooted The turning to Christ of african peoples is examined A History of the lomwe (Pretoria africa
Journal of Theology for Southern Africa 99 (November 1997) Doing Theology with a New Historiography Kenneth R. Ross Department of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Malawi The scandal of the two Africas The emergence of a new historiography Given the imperative for theology to be earthed in history, it is of great importance to observe that a new church historiography has begun to emerge. It has been established that the greater part of the literature on Christianity in Africa has been written by European missionaries. However sympathetic they might be with African life and culture, these inevitably are conditioned by a Eurocentric perspective. African scholars play the central role in this process and, happily, many of the restrictions which hampered the production of African historical literature in the colonial and early post-independence periods, have now fallen away. of minority or subjugated ethnic groups, and of critics of Christian expansion such as Muslims and practitioners of African traditional religion. All of this gives rise to a church historiography that is much more diverse, contested, indigenous, and contextual than anything available in the past.

10. People And Peoples (MP)
With the lomwe people, they make up the country s largest ethnic three major races of humans, mainly the indigenous peoples of Subsaharan africa and some of

11. AFRICA! For Girl Scouts
africa! For Girl Scouts by Sandy Coy, 2001 JUMP to peoples of africa. OAU ( Organization for african Unity People (World Fact Book) indigenous african tribes 95% (including Kpelle
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12. People And Culture Of Malawi - Africa
including Chewa, Nyanja, Yao, Tumbuka, lomwe, Sena, Tonga Roman Catholic 20% for traditional indigenous beliefs and those of the Zulu Ngoni people from South
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    Malawi is often called the "warm heart of Africa." because of the warms and friendliness of the people. Malawians typically live with their extended families in huts that are grouped together in villages. A spirit of cooperation prevails as family members share both work and resources.
    Malawi has a population of about 10,000,416 (July 1999 est.), with 90% of the population living in the rural areas, and population growth rate of 1.57% (1999 est.).
    The Malawi people are of Bantu origin with the ethnic groups including Chewa, Nyanja, Yao, Tumbuka, Lomwe, Sena, Tonga, Ngoni, Ngonde, Asian and European.

13. Map & Graph: Africa:Countries By People: Ethnic Groups
Chewa, Nyanja, Tumbuka, Yao, lomwe, Sena, Tonga who had been slaves), Congo People 2.5% (descendants Mozambique, indigenous tribal groups 99.66% (Shangaan, Chokwe

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    15. Mozambique
    of Mozambique.Amongst the indigenous people are the The Maravi, Yao, Makua, lomwe, and Makonde

    16. MA LAWI
    People, Chewa, Nyanja, Tumbuko, Yao, lomwe, Sena, Tonga, Ngoni, Ngonde, Asian and Religion, Protestant 55%, Roman Catholic 20%, Muslim 20%, indigenous beliefs.
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    Journey Tools Weather Time Currency Travel Health ... Travel Tips M A L A W I "The warm heart of Africa" is how the friendly people of Malawi like to describe their small, landlocked country that lies almost in the middle of the great African continent. The mountains, plateaus, rain forests and rivers of Malawi share space with the Lake Malawi, a beautiful inland lake lying in a deep trough created by the Great Rift Valley stretching for some 500km down the eastern border of Malawi. The area surrounding the Lake is given over to neatly laid out tea and tobacco plantations juxtaposed with lush rain forests, evergreen woods and grasslands where conservation areas protect the native habitats of rare wildflowers, orchids, birds and animals. F A C T B O X Country Name Republic of Malawi Area 118,484

    17. Ethnologue: Bibliography Of Ethnologue Data Sources
    Bibliography for Ethnologue Languages of the World, 14th Edition; Barbara F. Grimes, Editor; SIL International, 2000 1967. The peoples of Greater Unyamwezi, Tanzania Botswana Language ecology in southern africa. Gaborone Longman Botswana Michael E. 1986. indigenous groups of Sabah An annotated
    Ethnologue : Languages of the World
    Bibliography of Ethnologue
    Data Sources
    Abas, Hussen, ed. 1985. Lontara: Majalah Universitas Hasanuddin No 28. Ujung Pandang: Percetakan Lembaga Penerbitan Universitas Hasanuddin. Abrahams, R. G. 1967. The peoples of Greater Unyamwezi, Tanzania. London: International African Institute. Acton, Thomas and Donald Kenrick, eds. 1984. Romani Rokkeripen Todivvus. London: Romanestan Publications. Addleton, Jonathan S. 1986. The importance of regional languages in Pakistan. Al-Mushir 28:2.55-80. Adelaar, Karl Alexander. 1985. Proto-Malayic: The reconstruction of its phonology and part of its lexicon and morphology. Alblasserdam: Offsetdrukkerij Kanters B. V. Adler, Max K. 1977. Pidgins, creoles, and lingua francas, a sociolinguistic study. Hamburg: Helmut Buske Verlag. Adler, Max K. 1977. Welsh and the other dying languages in Europe. Hamburg: Helmut Buske Verlag. Agard, Frederick B. 1975. Toward a taxonomy of language split, Part One: Phonology. Leuvense Bijdragen 64.3-4:293-312. Agard, Frederick B. 1984. A course in Romance linguistics, Vol. 2: A diachronic view. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press.

    18. People
    quite diverse and include Sena, lomwe, and Chuabo. traders and European colonizers, the people of Mozambique have largely retained an indigenous culture based
    Country Info Mozambique Introduction Mozambique General Data Mozambique Maps Mozambique Culture ... Mozambique Time and Date Mozambique People Back to Top Mozambique had an estimated population of 19,371,057 in 2001, giving the country an average density of 24 persons per sq km (63 per sq mi). Despite a dozen years of civil war, the country doubled its population between 1970 and 1998. Many people fled to cities during the war, but the population of Mozambique remains overwhelmingly rural. Mozambique's major ethnic groups encompass numerous subgroups with diverse languages, dialects, cultures, and histories. Many are linked to similar ethnic groups living in inland countries. The north-central provinces of Zambezia and Nampula are the most populous, with about 45% of the population. The estimated 4 million Makua are the dominant group in the northern part of the countrythe Sena and Ndau are prominent in the Zambezi valley, and the Tsonga and Shangaan dominate in southern Mozambique. Despite the influence of Islamic coastal traders and European colonizers, the people of Mozambique have largely retained an indigenous culture based on smallscale agriculture. Mozambique's most highly developed art forms have been wood sculpture, for which the Makonde in northern Mozambique are particularly renowned, and dance. The middle and upper classes continue to be heavily influenced by the Portuguese colonial and linguistic heritage. During the colonial era, Christian missionaries were active in Mozambique, and many foreign clergy remain in the country. According to the national census, about 20%-30% of the population is Christian, 15%-20% is Muslim, and the remainder adheres to traditional beliefs.

    19. SIM Country Profile: Mauritius
    Ethnic Groups There are no indigenous peoples; all ethnic groups immigrated within the descended from early settlers, who brought workers from africa for the

    20. SIM Country Profile: Zimbabwe
    Portuguese were the first Europeans to attempt colonization of southcentral africa, including the Meanwhile, mass migrations of indigenous peoples took place.

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