Zulu Kingdom is a Kingdom in South Africa in former Zulu Bantustan. It borders to the north Mozambique , to the east Swaziland and lawless South Africa, to the west the Indian Ocean and to the south KwaXhosa . Inhabitants commonly refer to the nation as Zululand, however outsiders refer to it by the name KwaZulu.
The Zulu Kingdom, sometimes referred to as the Zulu Empire or, rather imprecisely, Zululand, was a monarchy in Southern Africa that extended along the coast of the Indian Ocean from the Tugela River in the south to Pongola River in the north.
The small kingdom grew to dominate much of Southern Africa, and when it came into conflict with the British empire in the 1870s during the Anglo-Zulu War, it was defeated despite early Zulu victories in the war. The area was subsequently absorbed into the Colony of Natal and later became part of the Union of South Africa.
KwaZulu was a bantustan in South Africa, intended by the apartheid government as a semi-independent homeland for the Zulu people. The capital, formerly at Nongoma, was moved in 1980 to Ulundi.
It was led by Chief Mangosuthu Buthelezi of the Zulu tribe and head of the Inkatha Freedom Party until its abolition in 1984.
Shortly after Doomsday, South Africa succumbed to infighting between the various races and factions after the central government collapse. While areas directly under the apartheid governance collapsed, the bantustans were able to establish order within their borders.
Post-DoomsdayEditThe Zulu people soon declared their independence on January 15, 1984, as a Kingdom with their Zulu King (who if the original Zulu Kingdom would have stay he would be the king) Goodwill Zwelithini KaBhekuzulu.
Zulu Civil War (1987-2007)Edit
The Zulu Civil War (1987–2007) ensued. in 2007 the Monarchist forces, led by King Godwill, emerged victorious with the support of KwaXhosa and Bophuthatswana. The Republican side was supported by Orange Free State and Griqualand.
On 2007 they signed a cease fire with The Inkatha Freedom Party because both sides were fearing that New Britain would invade them and then Chief Mangosuthu Bethezeli, the chief of the republicans was send on exile and the party was turned illegal. The Kingdom was established again.
Recently, New Britain has offered monetary support and arms to the Kingdom of Zululand. On the 3rd September, legislation passed through the British Parliament altering the prefix on treaties and wars from Anglo (e.g Anglo-German Treaty) to Britano (e.g Britano-Zulu Accord). The Britano-Zulu Accord was also made today as an alliance between the Royalist faction of Zululand and New Britain.