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Shaka(Encyclopedia)Shaka shä´kä [key], d. 1828, paramount chief (1818–28) of the Zulus. He organized an army of some 40,000, and after reducing many enemy peoples to vassalage, he subjugated all of what is now KwaZ...
Chaka(Encyclopedia)Chaka: see Shaka.
Ndebele(Encyclopedia)Ndebele ndb´l [key] or Matabelemtb´l [key], Bantu-speaking people inhabiting Matabeleland North and South, W Zimbabwe. The Ndebele, now numbering close to 2 million, originated as a ...
Ladysmith Black Mambazo(Encyclopedia)Ladysmith Black Mambazo mämbäz´ [key], choral group formed in 1965 in Ladysmith, South Africa, founded and led (until 2014) by Joseph Shabalala (1941–2020). The group, which sings with a precis...
Zululand(Encyclopedia)Zululand zoo´loolnd [key], historic region and home of the Zulus, c.10,000 sq mi (25,900 sq km), NE KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Zululand is bordered by the Indian Ocean on the east, by Mozam...
KwaZulu-Natal(Encyclopedia)KwaZulu-Natal kwäzoo´loo-nätäl´ [key], province (2011 pop. 10,267,300), 36,433 sq mi (94,361 sq km), E South Africa, on the Indian Ocean. Formerly Natal province, in the post-apartheid consti...
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