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Zululand
Encyclopaedia Britannica site.

Shaka Zulu biography
Within Africa South of the Sahara Chronology site. North Park University, Illinois.

History of Mafikeng and its siege
South African Scout Association website.

Solomon Tshekisho Plaatje's biography
Provided by the African National Congress site.

Joseph Mobutu
Encyclopaedia Britannica site.

Steve Biko
Magellan Internet guide.

People and languages of South Africa
Ethnologue Languages of the World site.

Profile on South Africa
Library of Congress Country Studies, Washington.

The Centenary of the Anglo-Boer War
1899-1902. League of Researchers of South African Historical Battlefields.

The Voortrekkers
The Battle of Saailager. Compiled by the Bushmans River Tourism Association.

Mandela Page
African National Congress.

Mfecane episode
Library of Congress Country Studies.

Pastoralists
South African Museum.

UNITA
UNITA Press Angola site.

Samora Machel
Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia.