Home / Tag Archives: Frontier Wars

Tag Archives: Frontier Wars

King Sarhili ka Hintsa commemoration in Hohita, Cofimvaba

UNSUNG HERO, AmaXhosa King Mpendulo Sigcawu is flanked by royal family members and traditional healers at the King Ntaba Sarhili commemoration held in Hoyita near Cofimvaba Pic- LULA

AmaXhosa King Mpendulo Sigcawu and Nelson Mandela University Professor Ncedile Saule have expressed concern over how Xhosa history is being portrayed by white historians, saying black people should be allowed to write their own story. The royal and the academic were speaking at an event where the Xhosa kingdom, in partnership ...

Read More »

Makhanda Nxele – Warrior of the 5th Frontier war

Artist impression of Makhanda Nxele - Xhosa Wars Warrior

Makhanda Nxele or Makhanda the prophet (also spelled Makana) (1790 to 1820) was a Xhosa warrior and prophet who, during the Xhosa Wars, led an attack against the British garrison at Grahamstown on the 22nd April 1819. Makanda was born near the coast in the Uitenhage area of the Eastern ...

Read More »