1940A.A. Jacques inBantu StudiesXIV. 259It should be noted that it is not correct to spell the name of this people (sc. the Shangana-Tsonga)Tonga or Thonga...Since the recent decisions taken by the Tsonga Language Board concerning orthography, there should be no difficulty in adopting the form Tsonga.
1970M. Wilson1000 Yrs before Van Riebeeck 5The Tsonga..sought much of their food in river estuaries and lagoons, lacing the mouth of each river with fish traps.
1975S. Afr. Panorama Oct. 22Gazankulu, the Homeland of the Shangaan and Tsonga located in the North eastern Transvaal.
1976West & MorrisAbantu 105The Tsonga, although not members of the Nguni family, were considerably influenced by the Zulu...In the 19th century we know that the Tsonga were living in scattered units in the border area between Natal and Mocambique.
1985Platzky & WalkerSurplus Peoplep.xxxThere have been serious fights between Tsonga and Sotho over the Gazankulu/Lebowa borders.
1990Weekend Post 6 Oct. (Leisure) 4He met his death at the hands of a Shangean [sic] (Tsonga) warrior.
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