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  • proper n. A cluster of several very closely related languages in Angola and northern Namibia, notably Kwanyama (or Oshikwanyama), Ndonga, and Kwambi.


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  • The first time the "angry Oshiwambo-speaking voice", seemingly that of a man, spoke to them was when she was living with her parents early this year.

    Sorcery Raises Murderous Spirit In Namibia

  • Oshiwambo language while being transported from a training base on the Angolan side of the river.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The Oshiwambo language links together various ethnic groups that form the backbone of Nujoma's support and make up more than half of the population of 1.7 million.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • About one-third of the population speaks one of the five different Oshiwambo dialects.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Oshiwambo-speaking people, who populate this part of Namibia, brought with them when they settled here 400 years ago from the Great Lakes region, according to historians.

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  • The Namibian - private, English and Oshiwambo-language daily New Era - state-owned daily

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