In around 2300 BP (Before Present), there were hunter-gatherers called the San acquired domestic stock in what is now modern day Botswana. Their population grew, and spread throughout the Western half of South Africa. They were the first pastoralists in southern Africa, and called themselves Khoikhoi (or Khoe), which means 'men of men' or 'the real people'. This name was chosen to show pride in their past and culture. The Khoikhoi brought a new way of life to South Africa and to the San, who were hunter-gatherers as opposed to herders. This led to misunderstandings and subsequent conflict between the two groups.
Since 2010, there has been a "Khoisan activist" movement demanding recognition and land rights from the Bantu majority, the day has come for them to be recognized after a long time without recognition .President Cyril Ramaphosa is the one who mentioned about their recognition on Thursday announced the Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Act will come into effect from April 1.
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