Bees or Pollen Wasps?

Bees or Pollen Wasps?

Observation - Bees or Pollen Wasps? - Southern Africa. Description: These little bees are black & white and about 8mm long, perched on the thorn of tree in the Pilanesberg, Manyane camp area. There were some Karoo violet flowers nearby, begging the question are they bees or are they Pollen wasps?

These little bees are black & white and about 8mm long, perched on the thorn of tree in the Pilanesberg, Manyane camp area. There were some Karoo violet flowers nearby, begging the question are they bees or are they Pollen wasps?