Mapungubwe: Lost in the West

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Mapungubwe Hill rises in the countryside.
Mapungubwe Hill rises in the countryside.

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Disputes about land and economic potential continue  – but the site has kept its secrets, writes Xolelwa Kashe-Katiya.

Many people still do not know much about the medieval Kingdom of Mapungubwe in Limpopo, and a large section of our population has never visited the site. How is it that such an iconic heritage site has remained hidden for so long?

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