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"The only Kingdom in South Africa" Top 5 Page for this destination Durban Local Custom Tip by MikeAtSea

Durban Local Customs: 5 reviews and 5 photos

  King Shaka
by MikeAtSea

KwaZulu Natal is home to the Zulu nation. The tribe from "heaven" as Zulu means translated, was brought onto the world map by King Shaka who with fierce battles brought many of the smaller tribes under one group. His battle strategy was so advanced that he received the nickname the Black Napoleon. Even during the wars against the British the Zulus had a few victories.
Today Shaka still plays a very important role as the old leader of the Zulus and hence KwaZulu Natal has a King to this day.

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  • Written Mar 14, 2005
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