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King Cetshwayo was born in 1826 and died 8 February 1884. He conqured British soldiers during a Zulu anglo war in 1879. Finally Britain defeated him at Ulundi.

  • My culture My Africa vol 8

    Respect is the main traits of a Zulu person. It starts from the words a person speaks when communicating with other people. Respect were taught during childhood to speak humanly. I grew up in that tradition and there are some words that still give me the creeps when I accidentaly pronounced them because of its […]

  • ANC prowess might be instrumental to unify Africa

    ANC (African National Congress) has some capabilities to deal with political and ethnical instability in Africa as a whole. ANC is a political party that fought successfully with many injustices existed during the apartheid era in South Africa since 1912 – the year it was founded. It fought against pass laws, when unarmed protestors were […]

  • Hygienic excrement disposal keep many bacterias at bay.

    The loo, the W.C., the lavatory, the privy, the porcelain god — while it goes by many names, the toilet — one of life’s most mundane objects — plays a fundamental role in society. Yet more than a third of the world’s population lacks access to even a basic pit latrine, and the problem may […]

  • Zimbabwe’s ruling party fired Robert Mugabe as its leader on Sunday

    HARARE (Reuters) – Zimbabwe’s ruling party fired Robert Mugabe as its leader on Sunday and gave the 93-year-old less than 24 hours to quit as head of state or face impeachment, an attempt to force a peaceful end to his 37 years in power after a de facto coup. Mugabe, the only leader the southern […]

  • Strange but True: Earth Is Not Round

    It may seem round when viewed from space, but our planet is actually a bumpy spheroid As countless photos from space can attest, Earth is round—the “Blue Marble,” as astronauts have affectionately dubbed it. Appearances, however, can be deceiving. Planet Earth is not, in fact, perfectly round. This is not to say Earth is flat. […]

  • Argentina’s navy searches for missing submarine with 44 crew on board

    The San Juan has been missing off the coast of Patagonia for more than two days, and the navy denies that communication was lost after a fire on board. Argentina’s navy has launched a huge search-and-rescue operation for a military submarine with 44 crew members that has been missing off the coast of Patagonia for […]

  • South African roads are dangerous to travel on.

    Road signage in South Africa is inadequate and misleading. I hail from Dundee and I travelled many South African cities, their road signages are fathomless. This is due to unmounted road signage to indicate your destiny directions, mounted road signage is hidden behind a tree that never trimmed, mounted road signage wording went pale. When […]

  • African countries were meant to be sovereign in monarchies.

    There are two countries that are successfully governed by the monarchies systems, I know of, that is Swaziland and England. In KwaZulu Natal IFP tried to implement such system during 1990’s, but ANC disturbed those plans as Prince Mcwayizeni Zulu joined a ruling party. I strongly believe that if Africa had been governed by the […]

  • What is a satellite?

    What Is a Satellite? NASA has more than a dozen Earth science satellites in orbit. They help NASA study the oceans, land and atmosphere. Credits: NASA The Jason-2 satellite orbits Earth. It carries tools and sensors to help scientists study the oceans. Credits: NASA The Sputnik satellite was about the size of a basketball and […]

  • My culture My Africa vol 7

    I have noticed many people been killed by the thunder bolts recently. It is a truth that natural deaths were very minimum with Zulu people in the past. A person would die when he she is well advance with age. Nowadays you hardly find grey-haired grannies because we left our culture and clung upon the […]

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