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The Kango (Bakango), also known as the Batchua and Mbuti-Sua, are an "Mbuti "pygmy people of the "Ituri forest. They speak a "Bantu language, "Bila, apparently in two dialects, northern Sua and southern Kango.
They are in a patron–vassal relationship with several Bantu-speaking peoples, the Bila, "Budu, "Ndaka, Bombo, Liko, and Baali; two Sudanic peoples, the Lese and Luumbi, and the Ubangian "Mayogo.
They may be the "Wochua people described in the 19th century.
- Serge BAHUCHET, 2006. "Languages of the African Rainforest « Pygmy » Hunter-Gatherers: Language Shifts without Cultural Admixture." In Historical linguistics and hunter-gatherers populations in global perspective. Leipzig.