Mzilikazi’s cruel great-grandmother met a gruesome fate.

Mzilikazi – A Khumalo Prince (Book 1 of 4)

Mzilikazi – A Khumalo Prince (Book 1 of 4) The story of Mzilikazi is told over four titles in this exciting series. In this extract from the first book, we meet Mzilikazi after he fought against his own grandfather, Zwide, at the Battle of Mhlatuzi River. After that battle Mzilikazi’s cruel great-grandmother met her end Read more about Mzilikazi – A Khumalo Prince (Book 1 of 4)[…]

Sekhukhune had problems with the British after they annexed the Transvaal, finding allies among his former enemies, the Boers.

Sekhukhune: Greatest of the Pedi Kings

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The headman, Zeko, and six of his unarmed men were killed in cold blood.

Maqoma Book 2: Final Resistance

Maqoma: Final Resistance In this, the second book of three on Maqoma, an age-old dispute over the chieftainship arises. As the regent for external affairs, Maqoma (who was also known as Jongumsobomvu) becomes concerned with the actions of the British and the Eastern Cape farmers. When King Ngqika died in November 1829 after a chest Read more about Maqoma Book 2: Final Resistance[…]