August 28, 1879 CE – Cetshwayo kaMpande, Last Independent King of the Zulu, is Captured by the British

August 28, 1879 CE – Cetshwayo kaMpande, Last Independent King of the Zulu, is Captured by the BritishRate this post Click to view full Infographic The story of Africa in the 19th century is defined by conflict, though in a drastically different way than it has been over the last several decades. The slave trade began more than 400 years before and European colonization not long after that. The expansion of predominantly-white rule gained another victory on August 28, 1879, when Cetshwayo kaMpande was captured by the British, effectively ending the Anglo-Zulu war and eliminating the independent Kingdom of Zululand in South Africa. The older of two potential heirs born […]