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  • Analysis Of John Chard In The Battle Of Rorke's Drift

    Analysis of John Chard in The Battle of Rorke’s Drift Intro: In this paper I will be looking into the leadership styles exhibited by Lt. John Chard at the Battle of Rorke’s Drift. I will be using the Army Values as a standard to compare Lt. Chard’s actions against and will decide if Lt. Chard is to be considered as a leader worthy of emulation or if he is an example of what not to imitate. Summary of Battle: On 02 DEC 1878, the British Empire wanted to conduct an invasion into the land of the Zulu Kingdom, one of mightiest African kingdoms to have ever thrived in Africa. They held a battle at Isandlwana and were completely annihilated by the Zulu warriors. Less than 16 km to the west was a small missionary outpost with only 350 men including the wounded to guard; this was Rorke’s Drift. Lt. Chard was stationed at this outpost when all of his men were called to the battle of Isandlwana and upon arriving to Isandlwana, they turned him back saying they only needed his men. Upon returning to Rorke’s Drift, he spotted an estimated 4,500 Zulu warriors on their way to attack the mission. After telling his commanding officer, the officer fled with 220 of the men leaving only 130 men to defend the whole compound. With Lt. Chard now in charge and with no combat experience, he immediately sought out his NCOs and asked their advice. They began fortifying the compound in the best possible manner for the small amount of men that remained. As they were preparing, they received news that…

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  • Importance Of Institutional Barriers To Climate Change In South Africa

    Institutional barriers have been identified when it comes to addressing climate change across a large range of South African studies. Studies have shown that there is a lack of capacity in the amount of people and their expertise in the area, as well as there being high staff turnover rates within government departments, the stance that climate change is an environmental issue instead of a developmental issue, poor communication and coordination between various levels of government departments…

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  • Alliteration In The Poem Africa And Flying Man By Rabindranath Tagore

    The poems Africa and Flying Man by Rabindranath Tagore show the negative effects of man-made destruction. The destruction is the way they have mistreated the people of Africa, as well as changing the way nature used to be, from the peaceful harmonious nature to inventing more modernised technologies, making man seem more arrogant. The focus of the two poems is how man has destroyed the earth with their actions, and the poet does this by using imagery and figurative language. In Africa, Tagore…

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  • Zulu Research Paper

    The Zulu tribe is the largest of the indigenous people in South Africa, their homeland Kwazulu-Natal decided to join South Africa after Apartheid came to an end. The Zulu today while being very devote to their Christian faith still keep their old traditions alive and healthy still practicing the coming of a girl to a woman and a boy to a man. The Zulu have their own traditional societal rules while still following the ever-changing culture of South Africa. The Zulu believe in Unkulunkulu which…

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  • Descriptive Essay: The Dolphin Coast

    stretching across the North Coast of Kwa-Zulu Natal from the affluence of Zimbali to the natural beauty of the Tugela mouth. It is home to many friendly faces, village atmosphere, modern malls and accommodation of all types – whether you feel like a family trip or a five-star getaway. The Dolphin Coast is aptly named due to the year-round presence of bottlenose dolphins, which frolic in the waters close to shore. Whales can also be spotted during their annual migration to Mozambique in the…

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  • Kwazulu Dwarf Chameleon Case Study

    “KwaZulu Dwarf Chameleon” is the official common name for this chameleon, where the name can be internationally recognised. Its original name was the “black-headed dwarf chameleon”, however it is unsuitable due to it lacking the feature of a black head. The reason why it was named this in the first place, is because a museum had the specimen that acquired a black head due to preservation processes. Local names given to this chameleon include Durban dwarf chameleon, unwabu (isiZulu),…

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  • Fraternal Polyandry: The Ideal Form Of Marriage

    the lineage of the mother. According to customary law in Lesotho, there are 4 essential components to marriage (Kritzinger, 2016: 6): 1. Koae 2. Bohali 3. Thlabiso 4. Phalelo It is important then also to note that these “rituals” does not necessarily run successively but can take a number of years to “complete” which is completely normal. As times are changing the payment of bohadi transitioned from being paid in cattle to being paid in cash and also, bohadi no longer functions as a matter…

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  • Essay On College Level Education

    colleges and didn’t have those opportunities of being successful. According to Mick Murray, he says that he identify some of the factors in University of Kwazulu- Natal that impacts student’s graduation. He writes,” The effects of race, gender and poverty, among other socio-economic variables, on student dropout or graduation from a higher education institution have been well documented in the literature (1). Murray talks about because students in colleges were affected by the factors, it…

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  • Language Variation In Isixhosa

    For the words “Ndithi”, “Ngabantu” and “La mizi”, they are mostly seen in the cape area such as the Western and Eastern Capes. It is seen that there is most definitely variation due to the red/yellow colour that stays in the cape regions so therefore proves that there is variation within the isiXhosa language. However, as for the last two maps which display the words “Kum/Kumi” and “Umtwana wam”, there is very little or no variation at all. These words are widely spoken throughout the South of…

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  • The Importance Of Zulu Names

    nomenclature used in making reference to all things, either tangible or intangible, living or non-living, concrete or abstract, liquid or solid. In an African context, name is not brought with levity since an immense socio-cultural criticalness is connected to it. For instant, Basotho from South Africa, a name will acknowledged a social virtue; this origination may be apparent for a standout amongst their proverbs which say. “bitso lebe keseromo” (bad name is ominous, In Zulu, traditionally name…

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