Saturday, May 29, 2010

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THE INSTALLATION OF INKOSI YA MAKOSI GOMANI III IN 1966

  • Saturday, May 29, 2010
  • Samuel Kadyakale
  • Below is an eye witness account of the installation of Inkosi yamakhosi Gomani III in 1966. Another important piece of history that we dare not forget. Enjoy

    Author(s): G.T NURSE

    Only two persons in Malawi are entitled to be saluted, Bayete! On cold geographical grounds it is surprising that there should be so many. The eldest traditions of the Bantu speak of slow movements of people from north to south, west to east, less commonly east to west; only in comparatively recent and rare instances, from south to north. The sudden northward irruption in the second quarter of the last century, of Kalolo into the headwaters of the Zambesi, and that subsequent and lesser extension of theirs in the company of David Livingstone which ended in the assumption of a handful of minor chieftaincies in the Shire valley, were remarkable enough; but the convulsion which sent whole brave regiments of Zulu and Swazi warriors to extinguish what remained of the empire of Monomotapa, to establish a hegemony over the Tumbuka, to halt the Yao, to cleave the Marabvi in two and to set up outposts as far from their starting point as central Tanganyika, may not unworthily be compared with certain of the volkerwanderungen, so pregnant with consequences, of the dark ages of Europe.

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    Sunday, May 23, 2010

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    MZIMBA NGONI LADIES IN THE OLDEN DAYS

  • Sunday, May 23, 2010
  • Samuel Kadyakale
  • From Some of the Earliest Pictures Of The Ngoni

    NGONI LADIES FROM ONE OF THE ROYAL FAMILIES IN THE EARLY 1900S AS PHOTOGRAPHED BY THE FIRST SCOTTISH CHRISTIAN MISSIONARIES.
    From Some of the Earliest Pictures Of The Ngoni
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