THE ZULU STATE AFTER SHAKA

THE ZULU STATE AFTER SHAKA

Shaka was murdered by his own brothers Dingane and Mhlangane on 14th December 1828 with the help of Mbhopa; Shaka’s very Induna.




Shaka was killed because of his brutality especially after the death of his mother Nandi

However, after the death of Shaka, Dingane and Mhlangane developed misunderstandings and failed to share the power.

Dingane killed Mhlangane and Mbhopa and become a new ruler of the Zulu state




Dingane ruled the Zulu state between 1828 – 1840 when was defeated by the Boers at the battle of the Blood River and in his brother Mpande was made a king in his place.

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