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The betrayal of Lobengula

This is the sixth installment in a series about Rhodesia. Lobengula had investigated the white concessionaires and the missionaries, and determined that the Rudd concession was a fraud. Its sole purpose was to deceive him into giving away his country. … Continue reading

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Lobengula and the concession hunters

This is the second installment in a series about Rhodesia. King Lobengula of the Matabele found himself extraordinarily popular with white men—too popular. Day in and day out, they rode in their wagons to the royal residence at Bulawayo, where … Continue reading

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