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Then it was the turn of Ngoboka and Mgobozi . They too were thanked for their
prowess , and then given a present of three head of cattle each ; and the
regiment as a whole were given the present of a hundred head of cattle .
Shaka and his warrior comrades Ngoboka and Mgobozi then returned to Ema -
Ngweni , the military kraal . Here the daily army routine was resumed and Shaka ,
with his ' one hundred ' command , became an assiduous disciplinarian ...
Baba ' , and Shaka responded with a hearty ' Sakubona Ngoboka , my old friend .
A quick and soldier - like report followed , to the effect that the river had dropped
rapidly and was easily fordable in many places , and the only obstructions were ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - nwdavies - LibraryThing
A fascinating book about a fascinating man and culture. I was left with the feeling that, had Shaka been living in, say, Europe and been white he would have been heaped with long lasting praise as an ... Read full review
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Originally written in 1955, I find this an excellent biography. Shaka began from a very low status position among his people and re-organized them into a very respectable, bronze or early Iron age ... Read full review
ZULULAND AND THE ZULUS IN THE LATE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY I
BIRTH AND EXILE
THE YOUNG SOLDIERPAMPATATHE ASSEGAI
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