Northern Rhodesia


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Northern Rhodesia:

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, officially Republic of Zambia, republic (2005 est. pop. 11,262,000), 290,584 sq mi (752,614 sq km), central Africa. It borders on Congo (Kinshasa) in the north, on Tanzania in the northeast, on Malawi and Mozambique in the east, on Zimbabwe, Botswana, and Namibia in the
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Northern Rhodesia

 

the name, from 1911 to 1964, of a British possession in central Africa; from 1953 to 1963, part of the colonial Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, created by Great Britain. On Oct. 24, 1964, Northern Rhodesia became the independent state of Zambia.

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In 1948, the Northern Rhodesia Congress was formed--after 1951, known as the Northern Rhodesia African National Congress (NRANC)--with Harry Mwanga Nkumbula as its president.
Dr Scott explained: "We were all brought up as white kids in Northern Rhodesia as admirers and heroworshippers of Livingstone.
Since the arrival of Governor Hubert Young in Northern Rhodesia in 1929, the colonial Government's intention had been to set up a museum in the country for archaeological and anthropological exhibits.
Flying to Ndola, in Northern Rhodesia (now Zambia) his plane crashed.
4) Praying that she would "follow worthily" in the steps of David Livingstone, Shaw spent her first year in Northern Rhodesia learning the Chibemba language and traditional concepts of education for girls.
Along the then Northern Rhodesian border in 1909 Chiengi Chali and friends ate 90 villagers; in 1929 Msoro Monty ate an unspecified number of people believed to be over 100 before disappearing, also in Northern Rhodesia.
The British South Africa Company administered Northern Rhodesia from 1891 to 1923.
J Barber (1961), in his analysis of Northern Rhodesia (hereinafter, Zambia), colonial Zimbabwe and Nyasaland's (hereinafter, Malawi) transition from a traditional to a capitalist mode of production, suggested that the supply of labour at low cost to farms and mines was achieved using market forces as Africans left their traditional economic activities, opting for more rewarding jobs in terms of remuneration in the capitalist sector.
Southern Rhodesia was annexed formally and granted self-government in 1923, and the administration of Northern Rhodesia was transferred to the British colonial office in 1924 as a protectorate.
The plane crashed in the jungle on the approach to Ndola airport, Northern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), killing all 16 people on board
His ads in November-December began to list the many minerals he obtained, including dioptase from "French Equatorial Africa," tarbuttite crystals on matrix from Northern Rhodesia, and many others.

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