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    What drives humans to make decision that can change their lives forever, or what anomaly causes humans to act differently or to even change? This question can be anwsered by reading Alan Paton's "Cry, the Beloved Country". Cry, {Book 1, starts in the poor village of Ndotsheni in South Africa, where Stephen Kumalo, the village Parson, recieves a letter from Msimangu, a fellow man of god, asking him to journey to the city of Johannesburg to see his "sick" sister Gurtrude.} {Kumalo arrives only to find out that she is a prostitute and that Kumalo's son Absalom has killed James Jarvis's son Arthur Jarvis, both of which are wealthy white men.} In book 2, the roles are reversed and the reader is introduced to James Jarvis, father of Arthur Jarvis, who finds out that his son was killed by a young man from a native village in South Africa. James accidently meets Kumalo and Kumalo admits his sons sin, but Jarvis is not angry and as book 2 is nearing a close, it is reviled that Absolom is found guilty and is to die on the 15th of the month. {Heading back to Ndotsheni, Kumalo, Gurtrude's son, and Absalom's girlfriend descovers that Ndotsheni is on the edge of ruin, so Jarvis begins helping the village by sending milk and funding construction on building a dam.} Kumalo is on his pilgramige to the mountain to morn his son's death and unexpectedly, Jarvis is there to meet him and Kumalo thanks Jarvis for all he has done, additionally Jarvis thanks Kumalo for bringing him out of…

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    Zulu is an ethnic group in Africa, they are said to be the largest ethnic group in South Africa. Most Zulus are located near the KwaZulu-Natal region. The Zulus are really famous for their “fighting spirit” and also for their beaded crafts and basketry. Their main language is Bantu, but there are many languages that come under that. In this essay I wanted to discuss some environmental problems that Zulus go through, and also relate to the problems that African Americans have gone through in the…

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    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…

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    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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    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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    Langston University Biology professor Gnanambal ( Charmaine) Naidoo spent seven weeks during the summer in South Africa as a Carnegie African Diaspora Fellow. Dr. Naidoo collaborated with Professor Mark Laing at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Pietermaritzburg. Dr. Naidoo reviewed the both the undergraduate and graduate Plant Pathology curriculum and the laboratory exercises. She also mentored graduate students and postdocs and presented seminars at two locations of the host institution.…

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    Zulu Research Paper

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    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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    “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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    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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    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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