Bechuanaland


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Bechuanaland:

see BotswanaBotswana
, officially Republic of Botswana, republic (2005 est. pop. 1,640,000), 231,804 sq mi (600,372 sq km), S central Africa. It is bordered by Namibia on the west and north, by Zambia at a narrow strip in the north, by Zimbabwe on the east, and by South Africa on the east
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The Ovaherero under Chief Samuel Maharero retreat east through the semi-desert Omaheke to reach Bechuanaland (today Botswana).
Unperturbed, the couple marries and Ruth accompanies Seretse to Bechuanaland, where she faces hostility from uncle Tshekedi, aunt Ella (Abena Ayivor) and Seretse's sister Naledi (Terry Pheto).
In real life, the story of the mixed-race marriage between Seretse Khama, prince of Bechuanaland (later to become first president of Botswana), and London office worker Ruth Williams was full of complication and nuance, though you wouldn't know it from Amma Asante's oversimplified "A United Kingdom.
I also appreciate him taking time off from writing his seven-volume 5,000-page set entitled "Stripper Clips of the Bechuanaland Naval Infantry, 1888 to 1891" to participate in this free for all.
Some specific subjects addressed include the African diaspora as a catalyst of African freedom, the Bechuanaland Protectorate and British colonialism, reconstructing Jamaican nationalism, and Muslims in Africa.
Originally known as Bechuanaland and split as northern and southern regions, Botswana was governed in the north by Great Britain and in the south by Cape Colony.
Francois Coillard, a mission that had grown out of the pioneering exploratory and evangelistic work of Asser Sehahabane, an evangelist of major stature who had eventually returned to Lesotho after many years of devoted service in the northern parts of the Transvaal and Bechuanaland.
14) The Southern Rhodesian example of intervention in the reserves was later adopted in Bechuanaland and South Africa in the 1930s and late 1940s respectively, under the classification of 'betterment'.
The OVS and ZAR, squeezed between the British-ruled Cape Colony to the south and west, Zululand to the east and Matabeleland and Bechuanaland to the north, were constantly fearful of native revolts.
3 * BEC, Bechuanaland (former name for Botswana); FMDV, foot-and-mouth disease virus; L, leader protein coding sequence; SAT, Southern African Territories; UGA, Uganda; UTR, untranslated region.
The San communities of the Ghanzi district of western Bechuanaland did not suffer exterminatory violence when colonised in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries by Afrikaans-speaking Boer stock farmers from the Cape Colony partly because they were able to exploit different ecological niches to those appropriated by these settlers and partly because they received some protection from the colonial state and missionaries.
a series of events had caused alarm about the rule of the British over the Africans; these events included the number of Africans killed in the Matabele and Bechuanaland Wars; the continued existence of slaves and slave trading in Pemba and Zanzibar; the compound system in use in the mining areas of South Africa; the uprising of Africans in Sierra Leone; and the havoc wrought by a hurricane and sugar crisis to inhabitants of the British West Indies.