JACOB Dlamini’s article (Collaborators and the riven truth behind Zuma’s Nkandla, July 27) is extraordinary in many respects. He seeks to mobilise a whole scholarship of history behind his intention to beat his contemporary political opponent with a stick of Amambuka or traitors or collaborators in the destruction of the Zulu kingdom.
Jul 30 2015
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Jul 28 2015
IN 1879, the British destroyed the Zulu kingdom, putting paid to one of the last major precolonial polities in southern Africa. To hear white supremacists and apologists for the British Empire tell it, the defeat of King Cetshwayo’s army marked the triumph of European enlightenment over African barbarism; to hear Zulu and African nationalists tell …
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