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Featured Africa Story | South Africa: The Zulu Wars

How an arrogant and smug aristocrat radically underestimated the Zulus.
The late 1800s saw the so-called "scramble for Africa," as various European armies equipped with the latest military hardware seized enormous parcels of the continent from villagers who could only defend themselves with spears and daggers. The most heroic resistance came from the kingdom of the Zulus, a warrior culture in the spectacular eastern coast of South Africa (now the province of Kwazulu-Natal), which in 1879 inflicted on the British Empire a shattering defeat.
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