In 1774 Sin-byu-shin was engaged in reducing the marauding tribes.
First of all he loses his valuable flocks and herds, carried away by marauding bandits.
These Bangala are not to be confused with the Bangala of the Kwango, also cannibals, who in marauding bands under leaders styled Jaga were devastating the country in the days of the early Portuguese settlements in the Congo regions.
Towards the end of the year 1900 the war entered on a new phase, and took the form of guerilla skirmishes with scattered forces of marauding Boers.
Owing to its situation Hawick was often imperilled by Border warfare and marauding freebooters.