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What were the effects of the Pedi resistance?

The Pedi were defeated in these wars of resistance. Sekukuni surrendered and was arrested by the whites toreleased him later in 1881 Sekukuni was replaced by his Brother Mampuru in 1882 He was later killed by his brother with the help of whites. The economy of Transvaal was weakened as it was costly It increased …

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The results of the 1908 National Convention in South Africa

The Boers and the British met in the friendly atmospherefor the first time. English and Afrikaans were to be equal in South Africa asofficial languages. The union government of the Boers and the British wasagreed upon. It was made clear that the union government was to beunder the British government but the Boers were givensubordinate …

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PRINCIPLES THAT GUIDE CROP ROTATION

Crop rotation Is the growing of different crops on the same piece of land season after season. PRINCIPLES THAT GUIDE CROP ROTATION (i) Crops with high Nutrients requirement (heavy feeders) should be planted 1st in a newly cultivated land so that they utilize the nutrients before they are lost.(ii) Deep rooted crops should be alternated …

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How was Shaka able to build and maintain a powerful Zulu state?

Shaka was able to build and maintain the Zulu state bycarrying out reforms in the political, social and economicaspects of the Zulu state. Shaka introduced a standing army. His worriers werealways ready to defend the state. Shaka replaced the traditional throwing spear with a shortstubbing spear. The short stubbing spear was more effectivein hand to …

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Importance or significance of bride price

bride price is token of gratitude from which the boy’s family pays to the girl’s family in exchange for marriage. Bride price can be given in material things like cows, goats, clothes, money and many others The following is the importance of bride price The bride price acts as a certificate of marriage according to …

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FACTORS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE SPREAD OF ISLAM TO THE EAST AFRICAN COAST

By 1500 AD, Islam was the strongest influencing factor at the East African coast. There are many factors that facilitated the introduction and the spread of Islam at the East African coast which include the following:- The Arabs came and settled at the coast, they started trading with the local people at the coast whereby …

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Disdvantages of map orientation in geography fieldwork

This technique involves turning or rotating the base map or survey map extract of the area being studied until the features on the map match/tally with those on the ground .it enabling the researcher to identify local names, positions and patterns of features in the field.   The following are disadvantages of map orientation in geography …

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