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PostSubject: LOST KINGDOMS OF AFRICA - THE ZULU KINGDOM   Wed Feb 01, 2012 3:59 pm

Hi all

BBC4 are putting out a programme on The Zulu Kingdom as part of their Lost Kingdoms of Africa series.

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2100hrs Monday 6th Feb 2012
0130hrs Tuesday 7th Feb 2012
0400hrs Tuesday 7th Feb 2012

I'll probably watch the earliest showing !!!!

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PostSubject: Re: LOST KINGDOMS OF AFRICA - THE ZULU KINGDOM   Thu Feb 02, 2012 9:30 pm

Bill. Thanks for the heads up on this. 2100hrs Monday 6th Feb 2012 will be my slot. Salute
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PostSubject: Re: LOST KINGDOMS OF AFRICA - THE ZULU KINGDOM   Thu Feb 02, 2012 9:46 pm

Episode 2: The Zulu Kingdom (6th Feb)
"Art historian Dr. Gus Casely-Hayford travels to South Africa to explore the history of one of Africa’s most famous kingdoms. Visiting some of the most evocative sites in Zulu history, he examines the origins of the Zulu in the 17th century, their expansion under controversial military leader King Shaka, and their brutal encounters with the Boers and the British. He also searches for the secrets behind the Zulus’ cultural power and legendary military strength – and why Zulu identity continues to endure."

Thanks Bill. I can see why you say catch the early one.
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PostSubject: Re: LOST KINGDOMS OF AFRICA - THE ZULU KINGDOM   Thu Feb 02, 2012 9:58 pm

Early one for me. Should be interesting. Salute
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PostSubject: Re: LOST KINGDOMS OF AFRICA - THE ZULU KINGDOM   Sun Feb 05, 2012 3:13 pm

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PostSubject: Re: LOST KINGDOMS OF AFRICA - THE ZULU KINGDOM   Mon Feb 06, 2012 8:02 pm

Just a reminder. Tonight 21:00hrs BBC4 Salute
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PostSubject: Re: LOST KINGDOMS OF AFRICA - THE ZULU KINGDOM   Mon Feb 06, 2012 10:12 pm

Absolutely brilliant . One of the best program's yet. Good to see Ken Gillings giving an in-sight into the Battle of Blood River. The original photographs was of course the icing on the cake.
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PostSubject: Re: LOST KINGDOMS OF AFRICA - THE ZULU KINGDOM   Mon Feb 06, 2012 10:35 pm

Agree with you there Admin.

I wouldn't mind have this photo's of the Zulu's in the Diamond Mines.

I was quite happy to see, that today,it is reconised that the whole lead up to the Zulu war was manufacture by the British and that the Zulu's of today are proud of what their ancestors did at Isandlwana. The same as we are of our chaps a RD. ect. Salute
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PostSubject: Re: LOST KINGDOMS OF AFRICA - THE ZULU KINGDOM   Tue Feb 07, 2012 3:59 pm

Hi all

Yes indeed. I think the highlight was when the presenter asked Dalton (Lindizwe Ngobese - tourist guide at the Isandlwana Lodge) why the Zulu kingdom fought so hard against apparently insurmountable odds, he replied "Well, it is the only kingdom we've got!"

If you didn't get to see it, watch out for repeats. The camerawork is stunning.

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PostSubject: Re: LOST KINGDOMS OF AFRICA - THE ZULU KINGDOM   Tue Feb 07, 2012 4:11 pm

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"Well, it is the only kingdom we've got!"
He's right. Certainly gave a good perspective from the Zulu Side. At the end of the day it was all about "Gold & Diamonds" and greed. For those that watched it. Can you remember the names of those two white fellows that found the diamond.
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PostSubject: Re: LOST KINGDOMS OF AFRICA - THE ZULU KINGDOM   Tue Feb 07, 2012 4:14 pm

For those that missed it.

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PostSubject: Lost Kingdom Of Africa    Tue Feb 07, 2012 9:16 pm

Hi all.
Cant access here in Australia Suspect . I dont suppose anyone copied it to dvd Question Question .
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PostSubject: Re: LOST KINGDOMS OF AFRICA - THE ZULU KINGDOM   Tue Feb 07, 2012 9:20 pm

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PostSubject: Re: LOST KINGDOMS OF AFRICA - THE ZULU KINGDOM   Tue Feb 07, 2012 9:31 pm

It is for research :lol: or Question
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PostSubject: Lost Kingdom Of Africa    Tue Feb 07, 2012 9:33 pm

I dont wish to profit from it in a monetary sense , just wish to gain knowledge !. :lol: :lol: .
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PostSubject: Re: LOST KINGDOMS OF AFRICA - THE ZULU KINGDOM   Tue Feb 07, 2012 10:04 pm

Then click on the IPlayer link posted by Impi. Anyway in a few weeks it will be on YouTube.
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PostSubject: Lost Kingdom Of Africa    Wed Feb 08, 2012 1:10 am

Thanks 24th Much appreciated , will try it .
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PostSubject: Re: LOST KINGDOMS OF AFRICA - THE ZULU KINGDOM   Wed Feb 08, 2012 2:30 pm

I'm afraid the link doesn't work in South Africa so I'll have to wait for YouTube to find out what I said...!
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PostSubject: Re: LOST KINGDOMS OF AFRICA - THE ZULU KINGDOM   Wed Feb 08, 2012 3:23 pm

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I'll have to wait for YouTube to find out what I said
Are you sure you want to ken!!!!
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PostSubject: Re: LOST KINGDOMS OF AFRICA - THE ZULU KINGDOM   Wed Feb 08, 2012 3:52 pm

Not really!
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PostSubject: Re: LOST KINGDOMS OF AFRICA - THE ZULU KINGDOM   Wed Feb 08, 2012 3:53 pm

Especially after an entire day of filming for a few seconds of appearance...
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PostSubject: Re: LOST KINGDOMS OF AFRICA - THE ZULU KINGDOM   Wed Feb 08, 2012 4:05 pm

The price of fame Salute
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PostSubject: Re: LOST KINGDOMS OF AFRICA - THE ZULU KINGDOM   Wed Feb 08, 2012 4:49 pm

After much anticipation, I was pretty disappointed with the doc. My fault I suppose. I was expecting too much probably.
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PostSubject: Re: LOST KINGDOMS OF AFRICA - THE ZULU KINGDOM   Wed Feb 08, 2012 11:49 pm

Warrior. What was you expecting. You need to study mo
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PostSubject: Re: LOST KINGDOMS OF AFRICA - THE ZULU KINGDOM   Mon Aug 12, 2013 12:14 am

Pete. Thanks for posting video on home page. Never got to see It all when shown on television. agree 
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PostSubject: Re: LOST KINGDOMS OF AFRICA - THE ZULU KINGDOM   Mon Aug 12, 2013 12:36 am

And from me Salute 
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