This story documents the great warrior who revolutionized the tactics of warfare and created the great Zulu Nation. Originally aired on TV, this video recaptures the power and glory of the reign of Africa's most influential military genius and warrior and contains footage never before seen on television.This is the true epic drama of tribal Africa during the 19th century and Shaka, the mighty Zulu leader.
In the early 19th century, the British began expanding their empire beyond the South African colonies. As they made their way up the continent's southeastern coast, they encountered a formidable enemy: Shaka Zulu, the most powerful king in that region and founder of the Zulu empire. Shaka had come to rule his people by being the strongest, more fearless warrior of the tribe -- and he had no intention of allowing the English to achieve their colonialist goals... even if he had to die stopping them.