Episode 71: Queen Nzinga of Ndongo and Matamba

In this episode of Half-Arsed History, learn the tale of Queen Nzinga, who spent a lifetime fighting against the Portuguese colonisation of Angola – and in doing so, united two kingdoms and made a name for herself as a clever, pragmatic, and ruthless leader.

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Image: Unknown. Queen Nzinga in peace negotiations with the Portuguese governor. Engraving. 1657. Via Wikimedia.

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