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Africa | An Ndebele woman carries a traditional beer container, Limpopo Rural, Limpopo, South Africa. | © United Nations
Fulani girl in Tabakoto, a small village in The Gambia. I met her just outside her very modest home. She is another example of the many smiles that you will encounter all over Africa. Despite the very little that most people posess you will always get a great happy smile.
Africa | Ndebele women traditionally adorned themselves with a variety of ornaments, each symbolising her status in society. After marriage, dresses became increasingly elaborate and spectacular. In earlier times, the Ndebele wife would wear copper and brass rings around her arms, legs and neck, symbolising her bond and faithfulness to her husband, once her home was built. South Africa | ©Image and caption My Planet Experience
Africa | Ndebele mothers of South Africa show off the bold patterns of their traditional blankets. | ©United Nations Photo