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Shua (&Ts’ixa)

Many of the Shua and Tshwa people have abandoned their language and speak Setswana today. They live scattered in the eastern part of Botswana and may be between 4,000 and 5,000 speakers, but these are the most unreliable speaker figures. Shua, Tshwa, Ts’ixa, Danisi, Deti, Cara, ǀXaise, Cua (Cire-Cire), Kua, and Tsua are all names that come up within this cluster.

Area

Eastern part of Botswana