Hangi speaking Hunde
This video was recorded by Kristen Tcherneshoff and Daniel Bogre Udell in Kigali, the capital city of Rwanda. Hunde, also known as Kihunde, Kobi, or Rukobi, is spoken primarily in the Democratic Republic of Congo in the Nord-Kivu province, but speaker communities also exist in Rwanda and Uganda. The Hunde people are a Bantu community of Kivu with settlements in the Masisi territory. Hunde is closely related to other Bantu languages such as Tembo (Kitembo), Nande, Nyanga, Shi, and Lega-Shabunda, each bearing 50% or more lexical similarity. Hunde is spoken by around 200,000 people. It is a central Shi-Hunde language within the Benue-Congo branch of the Niger-Congo language family.