Home HISTORY THE NGONI MIGRATION (O LEVEL) EFFECTS OF NGONI They caused wide spread loss of lives leading to depopulation in some areas. The Ngoni migration was primarily caused by Shaka’s expansionist wars. He had embarked on an a vigorous policy of expanding his empire at the expense of. Explain the causes of the Ngoni migration. Reasons for the Ngoni migration. The Ngoni migrated due to the tyrannical and dictatorial rule of.

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These were powerful military forces and dedicated to professional war, which was their livelihood. One of the Sangu chieftains, Mwakawangu, united the people to defeat the Ngoni invaders.

Assegai, cowhides and shields. This is perhaps what forced them to move northwards into East Africa.

The period of drought meant that crops failed. Things were made worse by 10 years with much less rain.

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There was widespread famine due to the scotched-earth policy of fighting circumstances, crop could neither be planted nor harvested, and people were forced to abandon farming. When Zwangendaba died aroundthe Ufipa ngoni disagreed and plit in to five groups. Not much was written about the Mfecane. The Ngoni led to formation of refugees who lived by plundering and killing i. The Ngoni invasion led to the rise of outstanding leaders to prominence.

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Their migration may have mkgration been a result of the influence of good leaders like Zwangendaba who did not want his people to be subjugated by Shaka. When Zwangendaba died aroundthe Ufipa ngoni disagreed and plit in to five groups. if

Causes of ngoni migration?

On their way they absorbed or fought causse the people they encountered, capturing the young for worries and young women for wives. The Ngoni were fully united under their commanders. This was caused by the fertility of soils and the reliability of rainfall between Drakensberg Mountains and the Indian Ocean. They finally settled at Kahama South of Lke Victoria. Chat or rant, adult content, spam, insulting other members, show more. Most other tribes used throwing spears. Many people who tried to block their movements were killed and others taken captive.

MGVSS History (Teachers): Ngoni Migration

Bythe Gwangwara had reached Songea where they clashed with the Maseko Ngoni defeating them and forcing them to flee. It is made from thorn bushes, to keep out wild animals. The Ngoni led to formation of refugees who lived by lf and killing i. They were part of the Bantu Nguni speaking people of Southern Africa.

Make a list of the important dates between and and write down what happened at each date: The huts of other people are spread around the kraal. They migrated because of the spirit for Adventure.

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They used the short stabbing spears called assegai rather than the long throwing spears which meant that the warriors could attack more effectively at a close range They used large cow hide shields, which could not be easily penetrated by spears. Their invasion also led to the displacement of people.

Effects of Ngoni migration? This settlement pattern is found in all the Ngoni groups as well as in traditional Zulu society. It was due to over population, which was caused by the fertility of soils and reliability of rainfall between Drakensberg Mountains and the Indian Ocean. This encouraged them to move on wards. Pellentesque nunc diam, congue ac lacus.

Guided discussion -Question and answer Discovery. They used to absorb and assimilate all conquered people. The Ngoni were small group of people but were able to make their presence and authority fell by the local people because of their leadership, outstanding military efficiency and their capacity to absorb conquered people into their armies. Need to see what was beyond them.