Barotseland


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Barotseland:

see Western ProvinceWestern Province,
province (1990 pop. 607,497), c.63,000 sq mi (163,170 sq km), W Zambia. The capital is Mongu. The area, covered mostly by savanna, is drained by the Zambezi River. Livestock and grain are raised, and teak is produced. In the early 19th cent.
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Students came to Morija from many parts of Lesotho, the Free State, the Transvaal, Mozambique and Barotseland.
West Africa was said to be the white man's grave, but in Barotseland the mosquito respected neither black nor white missionary and there were many deaths in the mission's early days.
On 4 November 1901, the governor-general of Angola, Francisco Cabral Moncada, (3) commissioned an investigation into an incident involving the movements of a trader of Portuguese background, Ca Luiz, across the uncertain borders in the disputed area east of the Kwanza River, remote from any colonial administration, be it from Angola, the Free State of the Congo, or Barotseland, then claimed by the British South Africa Company.
11) sowel as met topografiese kaarte oor Barotseland en ander gebiede teen die Zambezirivier (p.
Kinship and partnership united Elie and Harry Susman when they crossed the Zambezi from the south in 1901 and travelled north to buy cattle from King Lewanika in Barotseland.
The Transforming Gospel: The Mission of Francois Coillard and Basuto Evangelists in Barotseland.
Their project in Zambia involved assessing the tourism potential of the kingdom of Barotseland, home of the Lozi people, and recommending an initial development plan to the king and his royal cabinet.
In 1937, she married Gervas Clay,provincial commissioner of the Barotseland Protectorate in North Rhodesia.
12] In commending the Plymouth Report to colonial governors, the new Secretary of State, Ormsby-Gore, drew special attention to paragraph 14 which described colonial broadcasting as an "instrument of advanced administration" to be used particularly: "for the enlightenment and education of the more backward sections of the population and for their instruction i n public health, agriculture, and so forth" [13] Several proposals for broadcasting were mooted before the war but by September 1939 the colony had only got as far as a localized station in Barotseland which broadcast messages from Mongu to outstations which had been supplied with receivers with the aim of keeping them in close touch with headquarters.
58cm/day Points of interest to note on above figures: * Chavuma flow above Barotseland is now slowing down very fast.