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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It led to formation of a large Ngoni society in East Africa as they absorbed many people.

Explain the reasons why they migrated. Some knowledge of South African geography and history. These were to be under the control and leadership of organized, strong and efficient rulers such as the Sangu chief, the Hehe, e.

Reasons for the Ngoni migration.

Zwagendaba led the biggest Ngoni group that entered East Africa. Societies that could have resisted the Ngoni invasion were always attacked unprepared.

The Holoholo for example managed to learn their military tactics and used them to defeat them the Ngoni in s forcing them to change course and finally settle among the Nyamwezi. The Growth of External Contacts and Pressures. So they moved north toward East Africa. The Ngoni had great experience in large scale warfare which many of the interior tribes lacked.

Cakses 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.


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Meanwhile the second and smaller group led by Maputo had reached East Africa travelling up the Eastern side of Lake Nyasa until they reached Songea around The Ngoni came in big numbers and were strong: What were the effects of kf Ngoni settlement on the people of East Africa. Migratioj pastoralists, the Ngoni might have migrated into East Africa looking for od and water for their animals. The Zulu warriors were well trained. This caused more misery throughout East Africa.

Many small Ntemi chiefdoms came together united and formed larger political units under strong leaders to fight the Ngoni. The ones that lost the the battles were forced to leave the Zulu lands. Due to overpopulation there was land shortage hence land disputes, which led to forcing them to migrate to other areas.

It led to the Zulu Wars. They migrated due to the increased knowledge of military tactics by the age regiments. Newer Post Older Post Home. They are called “Hearing Tales”.

There was deculrurization and detribalization. They introduced military organisation and tactics to such an extent that the Ngoni cakses their superiority.

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Describe the Ngoni movement and settlement in East Africa. Ngoni disturbances disrupted normal cultivation leading to famine. Then they settled down with their animals and families, and started to grow crops. Ccauses were intermarriages between Ngoni and Nyamwezi which subsequently led to improved relationships between the invaders and indigenous people and an increased population.

The Tuta Ngoni, on their movement northwards, disrupted the trade particularly between Tabora and Ujiji. They believed that they could have other territories through migration. They also preferred fighting in the open and barefooted which facilitated easy mobility. Why were they happy to settle in Southern Tanzania 20 years later?


It all started with troubles in South Africa.

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 the Ngoni. It was due to fear of being absorbed into the empire of tyrant Shaka. The Wagoni are Bantu people. These moved through Central Africa, destroying the settled Shona communities in Yahoo Ngohi Zealand Answers. They were pushed further north and eventually reached southern Tanzania.

January 9, fauses 3: During their northward movement they absorbed many people on the way for example the Shona and Songa. Zangendaba led the Ngoni ngoi that made their way north as far as Southern Tanzania. They are currently settled in south west Tanzania around Songea town. Three of these went back to Central Africa, settling in present day Malawi and Zambia.

The more of these you had, migratioh greater your importance in the tribe. The people could not move south, because the Dutch settlers had lived there since the 17th century. As the population grew, the extra people had to fight for land in order to survive. How could they get food to eat?

At this time they were copper and brass. The Ngoni Invasion, Settlement and Effects. Ngoni disturbance disrupted normal cultivation leading to famine.