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Paul Moorcraft looks at the struggle to maintain white supremacy in what is now Zimbabwe, a hundred years after Cecil Rhodes' pioneers carved out a British colony there.

Paul Moorcraft looks at the struggle to maintain white supremacy in what is now Zimbabwe, a hundred years after Cecil Rhodes' pioneers carved out a British colony there.

Volume: 40 Issue: 9 1990

The grandest African ruins south of the Sahara and the enigmatic discovery of Ming China there.

Volume: 38 Issue: 8 1988

David Kiyaga-Mulindwa looks in to Southern Africa's early history.

Volume: 34 Issue: 4 1984

The term ‘Chimurenga’ has various historical associations. It was originally used to describe the first rising against British rule of the 1890s; the Rhodesian Bush War of the 1970s is known as the Second Chimurenga. J.V. Woolford, writing as the Bush War was ongoing, puts the term in context.

Volume: 29 Issue: 5 1979

In the 1890s, writes J.V. Woolford, the colony of Rhodesia was a centre of conflict between Matabele warriors and the Mashona in which the British became involved on the Mashona side.

Volume: 28 Issue: 8 1978

J.V. Woolford describes how the defeat of the Matabele in 1893 led to the direct rule of Southern Rhodesia by the British South Africa Company.

Volume: 28 Issue: 9 1978

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