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History an Current affairs of the Ngoni people a branch of the Nguni people who include the Zulus, Swazis, Xhosa and Ndebele in Southern Africa. The Ngoni left Swaziland and Zululand in the 1820s

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Latest Blog Posts for Ngoni People of Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia and Tanzania

  • IZITHAKAZELO OF NGUNI CLANS
    on Nov 15, 2015 in msimang dlamini nkosi
    Below are some izithakazelo (Kinship group praises)  for some nguni or ngoni clans collected from the web. As you may notice some are in Zulu, Xhosa and other nguni languages. You can use http://www.isizulu.net to get the meaning of the words. This...
  • Introductory Grammar of Ngoni Language Part 6
    on Nov 21, 2011 in Ngoni grammar
    continued from part 5 which deals with ngoni adjective and adverbTHE NGONI VERB.1—FORMS OF VERBS. I. The simple form of the verb contains the root and root idea unmodified. Verbs usually end in a, but some (three as in Zulu and Kaffir) end in i and...
  • Introductory Ngoni Grammar Part 5
    on Nov 19, 2011 in Ngoni grammar
    Continued from Introductory Ngoni Grammar Part 4CHAPTER VII Introductory Grammar of the Ngoni Language 1891THE NGONI ADJECTIVE. 1. There are only a few adjectives proper in Ngoni. To supply the place of adjectives other parts of speech are used in ce...
  • Introductory Ngoni Grammar part 4: The Ngoni Pronouns
    on Nov 15, 2011 in Ngoni grammar
    continuation of Ngoni Grammar. Click here for part 3THE PRONOUN IN NGONI LANGUAGE 1—NGONI PERSONAL PRONOUNS. 1. The personal pronoun is used— (1) As the subjective prefix of a verb.(2) As the objective medial, between the tense form and root of...
  • Ngoni Grammar Part 3
    on Nov 9, 2011
    Continuing from Introductory Grammar of the Ngoni Language Part 2From An Introductory Grammar of the Ngoni Language by WA Elmslie 1891CHAPTER III THE NGONI NOUN. 1—GENERAL REMARKS. In Ngoni and other Bantu languages the noun is the most important p...
  • Introductory Grammar of Ngoni Language Part 2
    on Nov 8, 2011
    Introductory Grammar of the Ngoni Language As Spoken in Mombera's country, 1891CHAPTER I. THE NGONI ALPHABET. The Roman characters are used to represent the sounds met with in Ngoni. 1—THE VOWELS. Five of the letters are vowels, and are pronounced...
  • Preface : Introductory Grammar of the Ngoni Language
    on Nov 8, 2011 in NGONI LANGUAGE
    PREFACE : INTRODUCTORY GRAMMAR TO THE NGONI LANGUAGEWA EMSLIE, 1891. "It need only be further said that the Ngoni is practically a dialect of Zulu, the variations being produced by contact with tribes speaking other languages, and by a recurrence to...
  • Introductory Grammar To The Ngoni Language 1891 Part 1
    on Nov 8, 2011
    INTRODUCTION TO THE BOOK INTRODUCTORY GRAMMAR OF THE NGONI LANGUAGE 1891.THE Ngoni language, as presented in the present work, is spoken by the Ngoni under Mombera who live on the plateau on the west side of Lake Nyasa. Their country may be defined a...
  • INKOSI GUNGUNYANE OF SHANGAAN AND HIS DEALINGS WITH THE PORTUGUESE AND BRITISHGungunyane the Negotiator: A Study in African DiplomacyAuthor(s): Douglas L. WheelerSource: The Journal of African History, Vol. 9, No. 4 (1968), pp. 585-602Published by: Cambridge University Press THIS paper is a discussion of the major negotiations...
  • A Tribute To Henry Cele (Shaka Zulu Film)Anyone who has watched the South African Broadcasting Corporation's Shaka Zulu miniseries will agree with me that many millions will always associate Henry Cele with Shaka Zulu. His performance in that film was one of the most passionate displays of...
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