Matabeleland North

The list below contains 102 names before the end of the 1880 cut-off date, although the last six...
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Frank Oates (1840 - 1875) was the quintessential Victorian naturalist; his discoveries are...
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The following account is from the diary[i] of Norman MacLeod (entries are in Italics) and the...
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IntroductionThis article is about two subjects; George Westbeech and the road which he built and...
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Background For biographical details see the article Thomas Leask’s Life and Diaries...
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In January and February 2020 Zambia and Angola both received heavy seasonal rainfall which has...
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Three hundred kilometres south of Victoria Falls are the Makgadikgadi Pans in Botswana – a...
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Thomas Baines – more paintings from his Zambezi journeyMuch of the detail of the Zambezi...
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The Zambezi expedition There is no consistency in the Victorian descriptions of the 1858-9 Zambezi...
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Publishers Introduction In this facsimile book, probably the finest edition produced by Books...
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Abstract The notes below are from the handwritten reminiscences of Percy Crewe (1862 – 1931)...
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The dry-stone buildings of Manyanga Monument ruins have been little described in the literature;...
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For the associated articles on the battle of Ntaba zika Mambo and the Manyanga Monument ruins and...
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 In addition to the above names, the battle is also called Thabas Amamba, or Thabas a Mambo,...
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Percy Clark in his book Autobiography of an Old Drifter tells how Charles Fox, nephew of Sir...
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 In 1874 Edwin Arnold, an editor with the London Daily Telegraph, had coined the phrase...
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 I am very grateful to Gary Haynes for letting me quote from his article cited at the end of...
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The name Chizarira comes from the Batonga “chijalila,” or “sijalila”...
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 The park is situated in the north western corner of Zimbabwe between Kazungula (the border to...
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 One of the best-known protected areas in Zimbabwe is Hwange National Park. This Park is also...
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The Zambezi is the fourth longest river in Africa after the Nile, the Congo and the Niger and...
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The borders of both National Parks are partly shaped by the Zambezi River which also forms the...
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The top ten World sites include three from Africa; Victoria Falls, the great Rift Valley in Kenya...
Category: Scenic, Game Park, Cultural, Geological
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