#RoyalSundays No.9: Queen Nzingha [RECAP]
Queen Nzingha a Mbande, also known as Ana de Sousa Nzingha Mbande, was a 17th century queen (muchino a muhatu) of the Ndongo and Matamba Kingdoms of the Mbundu people in southwestern Africa (Ngola was both a name and a title in Ndongo).
Nzingha; A good military leader waged war against the savage slave-hunting Europeans.
This war lasted for more than thirty years.
Nzingha who was of angoloan descent, is still known as a symbol of inspiration for people everywhere.
Queen Nzingha is also known by some as Jinga by others as Ginga. She was a member of the ethnic Jagas a militant group that formed a human shield against the Portuguese slave trade.
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