Gwelo


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Gwelo

 

a city in Southern Rhodesia. Population, 41,300 (1967), including 9,300 Europeans. Railroad and highway junction. Center of a mining (chromites, asbestos, and gold) and agricultural region. Gwelo has cement and metalworking plants and produces ferrochromium.

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Regardless of the mode, the transfer was via Fort Charter, Enkeldoorn, Umvuma, Iron Mine Hill, Gwelo and thence to Bulawayo.
Before the final tragedy sets in, we meet several well-developed characters, the kind one might expect to meet in Paris: Quo Vadis Jackson, a huge black from the United States who dies brutally at the hands of a neo-fascist group; Tosca Zimsu, an attractive African woman who has been raped and whose father and husband were brutally murdered in Africa; her brilliant eleven-year-old son, Gwelo, for whose future she lives, another obsessive mother in the making; Ari, a Zulu with AIDS; and others who complete a well-rounded cast of characters.
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The line had been intended to run north from Gwelo, Zimbabwe to Lake Tanzania, but was diverted to exploit the Wankie coal fields, and so crossed into Zambia at Victoria Falls.