The Reunification Of The Bakwena

We had previously noted that in 1842, from his new base in Bulawayo, the Amandebele Nkosi Mzilakazi had sent his army south into Botswana to punish the three Dikgosi who had been a thorn in his side during his strategic retreat through eastern Botswana into western Zimbabwe, namely Pilane of the Bakagtla bagaKgafela, Sechele of the Bakwena and Sekgoma of the Bangwato.

As we have seen, the Bangwato in 1842 and again in 1844, had succeeded in repulsing the Amandebele, the other two merafe had not been so fortunate.

The Amandebele invaders had attacked and destroyed the Bakgatla bagaKgafela settlement at Mmasebudule.

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