Chaka


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Chaka

(ˈʃaka)
n
(Biography) a variant spelling of Shaka
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I stabbed Chaka for the sake of my sister, Baleka, the mother of Umslopogaas, and because he had murdered my wives and children.
In that hole lies the bones of Chaka, the king who died for Baleka.
Had Chaka lived he would have been as old as I.[2] None are living whom I knew when I was a boy.
The writer remembers talking to an aged Zulu woman, however, who told him that she was married when Chaka was king.--ED.
We were not a large tribe; afterwards, all our able-bodied men numbered one full regiment in Chaka's army, perhaps there were between two and three thousand of them, but they were brave.
My name is Chaka, son of Senzangacona, and my people are called the Amazulu.
Chaka stood quite still till she was near; then suddenly he lifted the stick in his hand, and hit her so hard on the head that she fell down.
These, my father, were the first words I heard Chaka speak, and they were words of prophecy, and they came true.
I dreamed that I saw the boy Chaka who struck me: he was grown like a giant.
Also a few pages might have been given up profitably to the consideration of the indigenous flora and fauna of Kukuanaland.[*] Then there remains the most interesting subject--that, as it is, has only been touched on incidentally--of the magnificent system of military organisation in force in that country, which, in my opinion, is much superior to that inaugurated by Chaka in Zululand, inasmuch as it permits of even more rapid mobilisation, and does not necessitate the employment of the pernicious system of enforced celibacy.
This year the show will similarly boast of the best from the region such as the legendary Yvonne Chaka Chaka, Ndingo Johwa, award winning Mafikizolo, with local acts including Motlha, Trinity Mpho, Thabang Garogwe, Khoi San and many others.
School principal, Julia Chaka, at the event said learners at her school have been sharing chairs and tables for nearly three years now due to the high enrolment rate.