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  • A member of the Isandlwana community, widow and mother of three, she encourages her girls to not only complete school but continue to university.

    A parent's duty

  • As the schoolgirl lifts her head from her economics homework, winter winds swirl round her village – a collection of Zulu huts in the hills of Isandlwana, once a battleground of the Anglo-Zulu wars.

    On the road to learning

  • The British commander, Frederic Thesiger, Lord Chelmsford, sent a message demanding that the Zulu king surrender the artillery pieces and roughly one thousand rifles that his fighters had captured after a stinging defeat of the British earlier in the year at Isandlwana.

    The Gun

  • Navy frigate, SAS Isandlwana, and two submarines, the SAS Chalotte

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Isandlwana was one battle among many - Rhini in the east, Thaba Bosigo in Lesotho, Ga-Sekhukhuni and Tshitandani in the north, Vegkop; and here, too, in the Cape Peninsula where we gather today - some won and some lost, as our forebears took up the cudgels despite being out-gunned, to defend their land, their dignity and their freedom.

    Speech by Nkosi Mwelo Nonkonyana during the debate on the Provincial & Local Government budget vote

  • The battle of Isandlwana hand just been fought and amabutho defeated an army fearful and revered through the war.

    Speech by Nkosi Mwelo Nonkonyana during the debate on the Provincial & Local Government budget vote

  • In my story, iKlawa, I switch the places of Cetshwayo and Dinuzulu during the battle of Isandlwana because I need Cetshwayo at the battle for the resolution of certain conflicts.

    John Joseph Adams » The Slush God Speaketh…to Donald Mead

  • Isandlwana, SAS Spioenkop, and the SAS Mendi - at a total cost of about EU500 million.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • However, one could venture that, for an Army that brought us the Battle of Isandlwana, William Elphinstone's retreat from Kabul in 1842, Galipoli and the fall of Singapore - to say nothing of Market Garden - the slaughter of a few Toms in unarmoured Land Rovers is neither here nor there.

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • "Though undeniably heroic, the importance of the defence of Rorke's Drift was grossly exaggerated by both the generals and politicians of the period, to diminish the impact of [the earlier massacre at] Isandlwana".

    Seasonal movies: some background

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