To illustrate a few of these ideas in practice, it is useful to return to Moorosi and his BaPhuthi in the roughly twenty years between the establishment of the Wittebergcn Native Reserve and the annexation of Basutoland
to the Cape (1850-71).
A few months later, the Basutoland
and African community was shaken by a tragic event; the death of Liphapang Molapo, a student in Kiev and holder of a scholarship from the Solidarity Committee.
Mangoaela (in Basutoland
Witness 26-7) has written:
Hull (1967)--Recorded nigripennis from 'Basutoland
' (= Lesotho).
Smith observed, "A very large part of [the] fertile area of Basutoland
(Lesotho) as recognised by Sir George Napier in the [British] treaty of 1843 was now in the hands of white settlers [in the Orange Free State, parts of Eastern Cape and Gauteng]."
Among the works from the gallery's collection is the painting of flooding in Nuneaton by John Woodward Lines, and Richard Henry Smith's 1931 watercolour of Basutoland
in South Africa, poignantly painted and sent back to Nuneaton to show his family where he had emigrated to.
The LCD had similarly been formed in June 1997 to the chagrin of the opposition by the late Ntsu Mokhehle, then prime minister and leader of the then ruling Basutoland
Congress Party (BCP), who continued to rule until 1998 under the banner of his newly formed LCD.
Dr R A ('Pom') Moore-Dyke, the anaesthetist in 'Surgery', was born in Morija, Basutoland
, in 1901, of missionary stock.
And in the July issue, Nat reported on a cadre of ANC [African National Congress] activists involved with the anti-pass campaigns who had gone into exile in Basutoland
The theological colleges at Adams in Natal and Morija in Basutoland
would be relegated to the status of in-service institutions, while able students would be sent to Fort Hare.