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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Harm to minors, violence or threats, harassment noni privacy invasion, impersonation or misrepresentation, fraud or phishing, show more. They also learn to hunt. Disunity among the East African people living in isolated societies, made it easy for the Ngoni to defeat them.

This caused untold suffering, bloodshed and a period of uncertainty.

External pressure from the British and Boers: Their migration may have also been a result of the influence of good leaders like Zwangendaba who did not want his people to be subjugated by Shaka. They were part of the Bantu Nguni speaking people of Southern Africa.

There was increased slave trade because of og Ngoni confusion, chaos and disorganization.

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The growth of external contacts and pressures. In the end there were 5 separate groups. Two groups remained in East Africa,i.

From the Ngoni invasion, people caises how to get organized from smaller disorganized societies, to well organized bigger political systems. They included cattle, furs, feathers, and carved wooden sculptures. They also have some fields where they grow food crops. Who the Ngoni were, where they came from. This long journey by the Boers is historically known as “the great trek”. Africa as they absorbed many people. They also made themselves fearful to their enemies by wearing the skeletons of their victims.


Ngoni disturbances disrupted normal cultivation leading to famine. Ngoni disturbance disrupted normal cultivation leading to famine. Like Picture This for plants?

Bythe Gwangwara had reached Songea where they clashed with the Maseko Ngoni defeating them and forcing them to flee. Diseases like small pox, malaria and sleeping sickness are also assumed to have been the reason behind the Ngoni migration. To locate the different relevant physical features e. The Ngoni migration took place in the causess th century, and was the last major movement of Bantu people into East Africa.

They were attracted to this area here because of the many herds of cattle around. Shaka and the Zulu Wars. Unlike other tribes, the Ngoni fighters were professionally trained and free of any work. Until, eventually, they reached Southern Tanzania. Most of the Ngoni enemies were weak and small societies that were organized on a clan basis and therefore could not challenge the military might of off Ngoni. Break up of the Ngoni.

The leaders wanted to take over power in the areas they defeated, which was not acceptable to Shaka forcing some groups to migrate to other areas. Using his well-trained warriors Shaka took over neighbouring lands. In twenty years they travelled over a thousand miles.

In the Migrattion started to fight among themselves for land and power. They were originally Ndwandwe people under Zwides leadership. What we know is from the diaries of missionaries and travellers from Europe, and from the stories passed down from generation to generation. Posted by MutufuGlobal at It led to formation of some societies by those who used Ngoni tactics e.


MGVSS History (Teachers): Ngoni Migration

Describe the course of their movement and settlement. They were fed up with the old traditional political system, which encouraged dictatorship and therefore wanted change, which could be achieved through migration. It was because of influence of men like Zwangendaba, Maputo and Zulugama who provided good leadership. The Ngoni found themselves moving northwards into East Africa. Posted by MutufuGlobal at 3: Boys had similar circumcision ceremonies and they were taught to hunt, other skills, tribal beliefs and some were taught witchcraft.

The Ngoni did not cultivate but rather lived by plundering from others this enabled them to have a standing army always ready for battle. They were determined to conquer and obtained places for settlement. Assegai, cowhides and shields. However, aroundZwangendaba died. Explain the social, political and economic effects of the Ngoni migration. Zwangendaba died in Mapupo in Newer Post Older Post Home.


They often fought on their feet and in open areas for easy movement. After the battles they would force the young men to join their army and take young girls pf wives. They believed that they could other territories through migration. Mkwawa of the Hehe used this advanced political organization to resist the Germans for some time.

Their trick was to try and surround their enemy.