Weekly Wrap: We remember how the Zulus defeated the English and saw a beautiful interracial couple

Weekly Wrap: We remember how the Zulus defeated the English and saw a beautiful interracial couple

This week we remembered how heroic the Zulus was against the English, we were inspired by a generous young boy, swooned over a gorgeous interracial couple, a man learned none of his 5 kids are his and took a look at Kanye West's wealth.

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1. Today in 1879, the Zulu defeated the British at Isandlwana Mountain

On 22 January 1879, The Zulu Kingdom celebrated a tremendous victory against the British army, in what is still considered to be the Empires most devastating loss in Africa to date.

After King Cetshwayo and his impies defended their land, Natal, from the British Empire, the British demanded that the King and his Zulu soldiers surrender and submit to a trial, Briefly.co.za learned.

The Zulu kingdom refused to obey colonial rules, and as a result, British armies planned an attack on Zululand, passing theory Rourke’s Drift to the Zulu King’s base. In the morning of what came to be known as the Isandlwana Mountain battle, 24 000 Zulu warriors, attacked 1 700 British soldiers, leaving only 60 soldiers surviving.

The struggle continued. Months later, the French Prince Imperial and kinsman of Napoleon Bonaparte, was assassinated in an ambush of British troops near Ulundi.

After their initial defeat, the British planned another attack, this time at dawn. The British armies had planned to make up for having less men than Cetswayo by overpowering him, using more technologically advanced arms.

The Zulus who knew the land better than the Europeans and were familiar with its peaks and valleys, outmanoeuvred the British who were unable to locate the Zulus, until later that morning. But the King had an army of 24 000 Zulu impies armed only with spears and outdated guns. The skirmish lasted until the next day and the British were defeated. A total of 1329 British soldiers were killed and only 55 survived. 3000 Zulu warriors were killed.

2. Generous boy uses savings to buy favourite petrol attendant a bicycle

A beautiful friendship started blooming between 10-year-old Vaughn and a petrol attendant by the name of Tony. Vaughn’s mother, Mandy, threw in petrol at a Caltex petrol station 2 months ago and recalls the day they met.

Vaughn was terribly sick but was left smiling and laughing following an interaction with Tony. The pair has been friends ever since and Tony always makes time to chat to Vaughn when he and Mandy pop in at the petrol station.

One day, he approached Mandy and asked her if they could cancel their holiday plans as he wanted to help Tony instead.

Mother and son proceeded to break the (piggy) bank and bought Tony a brand new bicycle. Tony was left humbled and in shock when Vaughn handed his gift over to him at the petrol station.

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3. Man left heartbroken after wife of 10 years reveals all 5 kids are not his

Deception between lovers can do a lot of damage once discovered. A man identified as Ombaso is struggling to come to terms with the bitter betrayal he received from his wife of 10 years.

According to the embittered husband and father, he and his first wife were involved in a tussle forcing his partner to go back to her mother’s home. He had afterwards received a call from his wife's mother and what she revealed left him in a state of complete shock and disbelief.

It turned out that his mother-in-law decided to let him know all the five kids he had raised throughout his marriage did not belong to him.

Apparently, the man’s wife stepped out on him and ended up giving birth to another man’s children. Ombaso raised them as his own.

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4. Mzansi gave #OPW's interracial couple the thumbs up: This was Madiba's dream

Monique and Ndumeliso had a beautiful wedding that had Our Perfect Wedding viewers gushing over them. The wedding was stunning, the couple was ridiculously happy, and both families attended - viewers thought this was Ntate Madiba's dream.

Our Perfect Wedding's latest episode had viewers of the popular TV series freaking out over how beautiful and heartwarming the entire event was. Monique and Ndumeliso got Mzansi's official stamp of approval.

At first, there was doubt over the two's cultural differences, but it soon became clear that Monique and her hubby are seriously in love, and love conquers all.

The couple had a white wedding, as well as a traditional wedding, and viewers couldn't get enough. This is another interracial couple that is setting some serious #relaionshipgoals. South Africa took to social media to share their support for the couple, and many couldn't help but say that this was Madiba's dream - to see not colour, but love.

5. Kanye West net worth 2019: Is he the richest rapper in the world?

From his controversial tweets and his disruptive on-stage mid-concert speeches, straight down to his political views, it is safe to say we are in a love-hate relationship with this man.

However, one thing that is beyond doubt about Kanye West is that he knows how to make money, and he knows how to make it well. Kanye West net worth Forbes must be high.

His music and clothing line has been doing so well since their debut, obviously earning Mr West vast sums of money that is enough to make his family move to a $20 million estate.

According to Forbes and Celebrity Net Worth, Kanye West is rich, but not “billionaire” rich. Kanye West’s net worth is $250 million as of 2019.

Despite his theatrics, Mr Kanye West is an outstanding artist and has proven to be a good businessman indeed. From launching his clothing and fashion lines, founding a record label and owning several restaurant chains, Kanye West net worth is set to be on the rise. He and his wife continue to accomplish so much together giving their three kids their very best life. Maybe one day, he will finally become a billionaire; however, until then, Mr West is not quite there yet.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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