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  Zululand EcoAdventures - Shaka Zulu.
Another EA Ritter story relates that while Zwide's forces were laid up in a forest, Shaka instructed saboteurs to infiltrate the enemy forces.
At the Mhlatuze River, Shaka Zulu waited until Zwide's army was halfway across the river and attacked the divided forces.
Zwide was defeated, the Zulu raced to the Ndwandwe royal kraal, sang their victory songs, and took the Ndwandwe by surprise.
www.eshowe.com /article/articlestatic/55/1/18   (1641 words)

  
 Shaka
Shaka chose a particularly gruesome revenge on Zwide's mother, locking her in a house and placing jackals or hyenas inside (again, the exact details are not known).
Historians like Morris state that Shaka's first major battle against Zwide of the Ndwandwe was the Battle of Gqokli Hill, on the Mfolozi river.
Zwide himself escaped with a handful of followers, before falling foul of a chieftainess named Mjanji, ruler of the baPedi clan.
www.seattleluxury.com /encyclopedia/entry/Shaka   (4126 words)

  
 Shaka - Information from Reference.com
Later Dingiswayo was murdered by Zwide, a powerful chief of the Ndwandwe (Nxumalo) clan.
Shaka chose a particularly gruesome revenge on Zwide's mother, locking her in a house and placing jackals or hyenas inside.
Historians like Donald Morris (Washing of the Spears) state that Shaka's first major battle against Zwide of the Ndwandwe was the Battle of Gqokli Hill, on the Mfolozi river.
www.reference.com /search?r=11&q=Shaka   (4020 words)

  
 Zwide   (Site not responding. Last check: )
King Zwide or Nkosi ZWIDE kaLanga (1758 - 1825) was the chief of the Ndwandwe clan from about 1805 to around 1820.
King Zwide was the son of Langa KaXaba, a Ndwandwe Chieftain.
He was ambitious in expanding Ndwandwe supremacy and was a prominent rival chieftain to Chief Dingiswayo of the Mtethwa and his famous general and protégé, King Shaka of the Zulu Kingdom.
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 GRADE 10: Transformation in Southern Africa
Zwide of the Ndwandwe, Sobhuza of the Ngwane, who later became the Swazi, and Dingiswayo of the Mthethwa were deeply involved in the upheaval.
Zwide and Sobhuza fought over land along the Pongola River and Sobhuza was defeated after which he led his people further inland to the area that is known as Swaziland today.
Dingiswayo led all his forces against Zwide in 1818 and was trapped and killed in an ambush, which caused the Mthethwa kingdom to dissolve and also paved the way for Shaka Zulu.
home.intekom.com /southafricanhistoryonline/pages/classroom/pages/projects/grade10/lesson2/04-crushing.htm   (871 words)

  
 The Ultimate Zwide - American History Information Guide and Reference
King Zwide was the son of Langa, a Ndwandwe Chieftain.
Zwide, like Shaka sought to expand his borders, and in 1818 he had destroyed the power of the Mtethwa Kingdom, after he had Chief Dingiswayo killed.
Unfortunately for Zwide his forces were crossing halfway across the Mhlatuze River when the Zulu forces attacked, the Ndwandwe army was scattered and Zwide was possibly killed in the battle.
www.historymania.com /american_history/Zwide   (291 words)

  
 Dingiswayo
Zwide, the turbulent Ndwandwe chief, was twice subjugated but was not intimidated.
At about this time, Zwide and Sobhuza quarrelled over possession of land and in the ensuing battle, Sobhuza's people were defeated and migrated inland to the central area of modern Swaziland.
Tradition has it that Zwide's people killed Malusi, who was married to Dingiswayo's sister, and this so inflamed Dingiswayo against Zwide that the Mthethwa and Ndwandwe clashed.
home.intekom.com /southafricanhistoryonline/pages/people/dingiswayo.htm   (1168 words)

  
 Zulu Civil War - Definition, explanation
Zulu warriors arrived at Zwide's headquarters near present-day Nongoma before news of the defeat, and approached the camp singing Ndwandwe victory songs to gain entry.
Zwide was killed, and most of the Ndwandwe abandoned their lands and migrated north and eastward.
This was the start of the Mfecane, a catastrophic, bloody migration of many different tribes in the area, initially escaping the Zulus, but themselves causing their own havoc after adopting Zulu tactics in war.
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/z/zu/zulu_civil_war.php   (378 words)

  
 King Mzilikazi remembered
Zwide kaLanga urged young people to help elders, who are well versed, with cultural traditions, in organising the events.
Zwide kaLanga said members of all ethnic groups were encouraged to actively participate in the annual commemorations because they are not limited to one tribe.
Zwide kaLanga said people from all walks of life are invited to partake in the event.
www.inkundla.net /indaba/2005/Mpandula/mzilikazi1.php   (702 words)

  
 Zulu Civil War
Zulu warriors arrived at Zwide's headquarters near present-day Nongoma before news of the defeat, and approached the camp singing Ndwandwe victory songs to gain entry.
Zwide was killed, and most of the Ndwandwe abandoned their lands and migrated north and eastward.
This was the start of the Mfecane, a catastrophic, bloody migration of many different tribes in the area, initially escaping the Zulus, but themselves causing their own havoc after adopting Zulu tactics in war.
www.xasa.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/z/zu/zulu_civil_war.html   (371 words)

  
 The Dispatch - Serving the Lexington, NC - News
Later Dingiswayo was murdered by Zwide, a powerful chief of the Ndwandwe (Nxumalo) clan.
In that encounter Zwide's mother, a Sangoma (Zulu word for a seer, more than it is a traditional doctor.
Zwide himself escaped with a handful of followers, before falling foul of a chieftainess named Mjanji, ruler of the baPedi clan.
www.the-dispatch.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=Shaka   (3990 words)

  
 DINGISWAYO : Encyclopedia Entry
It was the first of the Mfecane migrations - tribes displaced, latterly by the Zulus, and who in turn displaced others in a series of inter-necine wars.
However, Dingiswayo was killed by Zwide, and the Mthethwa defeated and scattered, with the remnants reforming under Shaka.
Zwide was later defeated by Shaka in the Zulu Civil War.
www.bibleocean.com /OmniDefinition/Dingiswayo   (361 words)

  
 Turtle Essays edition no 174, The rise and fall of Shaka Zulu..
Shaka was not finished with his quest for power and in 1818 when Dingiswayo and Zwide were locked in battle instead of entering the fray to assist Dingiswayo Shaka withheld his troops from the battle.
Zwide who had captured Dingiswayo and opened the way for Shaka to become leader decided to attack him and take over his armies but was defeated by Shaka at Gqokoli Hill when Shaka used his superior tactics to defeat him.
Zwide's Ndwandwe state fell apart when part of its main force fled northwards and settled near the upper Pongola river where they reformed their armies.
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 Ndwandwe
The Ndwandwe, with the Mthethwa, were a significant power in present-day Zululand at the turn of the nineteenth century.
Under the leadership of King Zwide, the Ndwandwe nation destroyed the Mthethwa under their king Dingiswayo, and the power vacuum was filled by Shaka and his then small Zulu tribe.
Zwide's defeat at the hands of the Zulu at the Battle of Mhlatuze River circa 1820 led to the disintegration of the Ndwandwe nation as Zwide's generals and sons led sections of the Ndwandwe northwards.
www.xasa.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/n/nd/ndwandwe.html   (212 words)

  
 Shaka   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Later Dingiswayo was murdered by Zwide, a powerful chief of the Ndwandwe (Nxumalo) clan.
In that encounter Zwide's mother, a Sangoma (Zulu word for a seer, more than it is a traditional doctor.
Shaka chose a particularly gruesome revenge on Zwide's mother, locking her in a house and placing jackals or hyenas inside.
www.buzznet.com /buzzwords/shaka   (644 words)

  
 GRADE 10: Transformation in Southern Africa   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Zwide of the Ndwandwe, Sobhuza of the Ngwane, who later became the Swazi, and Dingiswayo of the Mthethwa were deeply involved in the upheaval.
Zwide and Sobhuza fought over land along the Pongola River and Sobhuza was defeated after which he led his people further inland to the area that is known as Swaziland today.
Dingiswayo led all his forces against Zwide in 1818 and was trapped and killed in an ambush, which caused the Mthethwa kingdom to dissolve and also paved the way for Shaka Zulu.
www.sahistory.org.za /pages/classroom/pages/projects/grade10/lesson2/04-crushing.htm   (871 words)

  
 Shaka - Gurupedia
He still recognised Dingiswayo and his larger Mthethwa clan as overlord after he returned to the Zulu, but a year later he betrayed Dingiswayo to Zwide, king of the northern Ndwandwe clan, in a divide-and-conquer strategy to the benefit of his still small (1500) Zulu clan.
His first major battle against Zwide of the Ndwandwe was the Battle of Gqokli Hill, in Shaka's territory.
At the Mhlatuze River Shaka waited until Zwide's army was halfway across the river, and attacked the divided forces.
www.gurupedia.com /s/sh/shaka.htm   (1346 words)

  
 Shaka - Search View - MSN Encarta
In the years that followed, the Mthethwa fought frequently for regional dominance with the Ndwandwe, who were led by Zwide.
In 1817 the Ndwandwe, led by Zwide, defeated the Mthethwa and killed Dingiswayo.
After a series of inconclusive battles, Shaka finally defeated Zwide in 1819 and took over his territory.
uk.encarta.msn.com /text_761552533__1/Shaka.html   (1313 words)

  
 Dingiswayo   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Zwide, the turbulent Ndwandwe chief, was twice subjugated but was not intimidated.
At about this time, Zwide and Sobhuza quarrelled over possession of land and in the ensuing battle, Sobhuza's people were defeated and migrated inland to the central area of modern Swaziland.
Tradition has it that Zwide's people killed Malusi, who was married to Dingiswayo's sister, and this so inflamed Dingiswayo against Zwide that the Mthethwa and Ndwandwe clashed.
www.sahistory.org.za /pages/people/dingiswayo.htm   (1168 words)

  
 Australian Information from Wikipedia
Another important reform was to integrate defeated clans into the Zulu, on a basis of full equality, with promotions in the army and civil service being a matter of merit rather than circumstance of birth.
After the death of Mtetwa king Dingiswayo around 1818, at the hands of Zwide king of the Ndwandwe, Shaka assumed leadership of the entire Mtetwa alliance.
The alliance under his leadership survived Zwide's first assault at the Battle of Gqokli Hill.
www.thinkingaustralia.com /thinking_australia/wikipedia/default.php?title=Zululand   (896 words)

  
 History of Mzilikazi, King of the Matebele ( Ndebele ) :::: Bulawayo1872.com
Mzilikazi was born of Nompethu "The maggot" the daughter of Chief Zwide of the Ndwandwe people (tribe).
The territory of the Northern Khumalo was located near the Black Mfolozi River, squeezed between the lands of two strong rival groups: the expanding Mthethwa chiefdom of Dingiswayo and the land of the equally ambitious and much more ferocious Zwide of the Ndwandwe.
Mzilikazi's boyhood was spent in the household of his grandfather Zwide.
www.bulawayo1872.com /history/mzilikazi.htm   (901 words)

  
 SAEP PROJECTS 1998: Lief
Emfundweni Primary and Nzondelelo High-School are located in the Port Elizabeth township of Zwide, a community plagued by an 86% unemployment rate.
In light of South Africa’s declaration that this is to be the Year of Science and Technology, the schools of Zwide must explore all the educational resources within the community.
The success of the project to date is exemplified in the devotion of the students involved: understanding the benefits of the programme, the students as a group have decided that the tutoring will continue over the winter holiday.
www.saep.org /Interns/IntPro/intpro98/98Lief.html   (1234 words)

  
 Marcus Garvey - Chaka - Great People of Color
Zwide, who had left his base with only a day's rations in the expectation that he could forage cattle and food on the way, found himself without food.
After four days, when Zwide's men were worn out from hunger, Chaka sent out his young bloods to attack them, and there was great slaughter and another victory.
The last obstacle in the way of his goal of achieving supremacy in South Africa was the still unsubjected territory of Zwide's people, the Ndwande.
www.marcusgarvey.com /wmview.php?ArtID=454&page=4   (589 words)

  
 Shaka ca 1787 1787 1828 1828 changed the Zulu Zulu...
Zulu Civil War Zulu Civil War His first major battle against Zwide Zwide of the Ndwandwe Ndwandwe was the Battle of Gqokli Hill Battle of Gqokli Hill, in Shaka's territory.
At the Mhlatuze River Mhlatuze River Shaka waited until Zwide Zwide's army was halfway across the river, and attacked the divided forces.
Zwide was defeated, the Zulu raced to the Ndwandwe Ndwandwe royal kraal, sang their victory songs, and took the Ndwandwe by suprise.
www.biodatabase.de /Shaka   (1511 words)

  
 Khumalo   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Until the rise of Zwide and Ndwandwe life was a simple affair and the Khumalos located at Mkhuze had the best that what would become Zululand had to offer, plenty of water, fertile soil and grazing ground.
The Ndebele state to be founded by Mzilikazi would be the most liberal state in Southern Africa for its members, the kings word was not law because of the diversity of the conquered peoples and the stubborness of the Khumalos themselves.
Hence when Zwide was defeated Shaka rightly acknolwedged he could not have done it without Mzilikazi and presented Mzilikazi with an Ivory Axe.
www.ufaqs.com /wiki/en/kh/Khumalo.htm   (632 words)

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