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The Thembu are a tribe or subgroup of the Xhosa people. They are one of the handful of nation groups that speak Xhosa in South Africa. In Xhosa the name is abaThembu, aba- being a common prefix for peoples. One famous Thembu person in Nelson Mandela. The traditional homeland of the Thembu is called Thembuland.

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