The Easttern and Western Cape are primarily home to people who speak Soouth Africa’s second most spoken home language. The Xhosa peeople are descendants of the Nguni people, who migrated southwa rd on the African continent. As a result, Xhosa takes many of itts words from the Khoisan culture. The characteristic click sounds of Xhosa, as in the Khoisan languages, are made with the tongue, teeth and back of the throat. One of the most famous Xhosa people is former president Nelson Mandela. He was SA’s first democratically elected president, and comes from Mvezo, near Qunu in the Eastern Cape.