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5 places that tell the forgotten history of KZN

Independent online (SA) 25 Sep 2022
Close to 90 barefoot Zulu police, known as the Nongqayi or ... Besides Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park being a premier, “Big Five” park; home to lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhino, it is rich in history dating back to the early Iron Age and the heyday of the Zulu Kingdom of King Shaka.
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Remembering black people’s suffering and presence in the Anglo-Boer War with The Parrot Woman

Mail Guardian South Africa 18 Sep 2022
In the SA Military History Journal, education officer Nosipho Nkuna points out that Zulu, Xhosa, Bakgatla, Shangaan, Sotho, Swazi and Basotho people were embroiled in the war, employed in a wide variety of roles ranging from trench diggers, scouts, dispatch runners and cattle raiders to labourers and trackers ... “I want to know my history.
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Should South Africans really care that the Queen of England is dead?

Mail Guardian South Africa 09 Sep 2022
Any death is a sad event, even if it occurs after a full life at 96 ... South Africans are fascinated by the ritual and pageantry of royalty, as they showed by their rapt focus on the recent enthronement of Zulu King Misuzulu ka Zwelithini. But in their hearts, they know that the tide of history runs strongly against it ... We make it make sense ...
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Zulu King Misuzulu’s input crucial before King Shaka statue is unveiled

Independent online (SA) 29 Aug 2022
The new statue comes after the late King Goodwill Zwelithini and other members of the Zulu Royal house in 2010 had objected to the previous statue of King Shaka at the airport, saying the sculpture made Shaka look like a herdboy and not the warrior king of Zulu history ... These include the Zulu Royal Household, Airports Company SA and others.”.
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Amandla Stenberg wants to have a conversation with South Africans about her name

Independent online (SA) 29 Aug 2022
‘Oh your parents took ‘Amanda’ and slipped and ‘l’ in there.’ No, girl, bye, no, it is ‘Amandla’ as in ‘Amandla Awethu’, which means ‘power to the people’ in Zulu and Xhosa, and this was an understanding that I grew up with, that this had significant weight in history… that it ...
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Thapelo Mokoena, Warren Masemola and Thando Dlomo star in US drama series ‘King Shaka’

Independent online (SA) 26 Aug 2022
Based on true life events, “King Shaka” tells the story of the Zulu empire founder Shaka and his ...It’s a blessing and honour to share the greatness of the Zulu people’s history with a full and nuanced approach that serves as a microcosm for African history across the continent.
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8 places to visit on the KZN South Coast that celebrate local culture

Independent online (SA) 26 Aug 2022
The KZN South Coast, also known as The Paradise of the Zulu Kingdom, has a rich history and culture ... This incredible arts and heritage facility offers visitors an authentic cultural experience, retelling the history of the Zulu nation through art, dance, seminars and musical performances.
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‘Third force dividing Zulu royals’ - King Misuzulu

Independent online (SA) 22 Aug 2022
“We wondered on what grounds Prince Buzabazi could be a new Zulu king because besides coming from the second wife he is the third son in that palace ... The prince, who was close to the late king, added that in terms of African culture, and in particular Zulu history, a second wife does not give birth to an inkosi or king.
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In Pictures: Festivities as Zulu King Misuzulu ka Zwelithini is crowned

Yahoo Daily News 21 Aug 2022
Thousands of people came out to celebrate the coronation of Misuzulu ka Zwelithini as Zulu king in South Africa on Saturday. The 48 year old pledged to unite the Zulu nation after his accession was contested ... Members of the traditional Zulu regiments sang and chanted in celebration ... The Zulu warriors and maidens also danced as part of the festivities.
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Thousands Fete South Africa's New Zulu King

Voa News 21 Aug 2022
Thousands of people gathered at the Zulu royal palace in South Africa Saturday to witness the crowning of a new king in the country's richest and most influential traditional monarchy ... "I promise I will work to unite the Zulu nation." ... The next Zulu monarch will inherit a fortune and tap into a rich seam of income.
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Thousands fete South Africa’s new Zulu king

The Jordan Times 21 Aug 2022
NONGOMA, South Africa — Thousands of people gathered at the Zulu royal palace in South Africa on Saturday to witness the crowning of a new king in the country’s richest and most influential traditional monarchy ... In Nongoma, lines of Zulu warriors, known as amaButhos and holding spears and shields of animal skin, marched into the palace grounds.
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Zulu King Misuzulu ka Zwelithini to be crowned in South Africa

BBC News 20 Aug 2022
After a year-long family feud, Misuzulu ka Zwelithini is finally to be crowned Zulu king in a traditional ceremony in South Africa on Saturday ... The Zulu kingdom has a proud history ... In his disputed will, he named his third wife Queen Mantfombi Dlamini Zulu as regent - a sort of caretaker role pending the appointment of a successor.
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Zulu King Misuzulu ka Zwelithini to be crowned in South Africa despite family feud

Joy Online 20 Aug 2022
After a year-long family feud, Misuzulu ka Zwelithini is finally to be crowned Zulu King in a traditional ceremony in South Africa on Saturday ... The Zulu kingdom has a proud history ... In his disputed will, he named his third wife Queen Mantfombi Dlamini Zulu as regent – a sort of caretaker role pending the appointment of a successor.
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Fortis Fortuna Adiuvat: Does Fortune Actually Favor the Bold?

War History Online 12 Aug 2022
The Latin phrase fortis Fortuna adiuvat – which translates to “fortune favors the bold” or “fortune favors the brave” – has a long and storied relationship with militaries throughout history ... Universal History Archive / Universal Images Group / Getty Images).
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Ladysmith Black Mambazo tours again after being grounded by the pandemic

The Philadelphia Tribune 12 Aug 2022
Nineteen time Grammy-nominated and five time Grammy-wining South African singing group Ladysmith Black Mambazo returns to the U.S.A ... 15 singing songs from their rich and deep musical history. Ladysmith Black Mambazo was founded in the early 1960s by Joseph Shabalala, then a teenage Zulu living on the lands just outside the small town of Ladysmith.

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