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19070810 First car across Africa
19270420 Flight Cairo-Capetown Pt. 1
19270000 RAF in Livingstone
19300000 Bush-car, Mongu
19470408-12 Royal Visit to Livingstone
19490118 Journey to school
19501225 Christmas at Feira by E.Hemwick
19500000 A walk through the rift valley
1953 NR Pocket Book Guide
19531022 Federal Party Policy.txt
19531022 Notes on Federal Party Policy.txt
19580603 GCRC to Achilles Club Members
19600518 The Queen Mother visits Barotseland19780611 Salisbury Cathedral, Zim
A Doctor's wife in Africa
Achievements of the British Colonial Service
Barotseland : a Unique African Kingdom
Barotseland before Lewanika
Barotseland's first airmails
BEER - The Elephant and Catchpole
Close Call No.1 - Leopard
Close call No. 2 - Black Mamba
Close Call No.4 - Leopard
Close call No. 6 - Croc & Hippo
Colour Bar & the CopperBelt
Construction of the Kariba dam Link to Video
Construction of the Kariba dam Text & other Links
Dangers in accepting African traditions
Distribution of books in Northern Rhodesia
Early days in NR
Early Days of Flying to Barotseland
Hobson RH - Rubber - Rhodes Livingstone Museum Occ Paper 13
Krugers in NR
Kuomboka - a "learned" research paper
Mbikusita Lewanika 3-2-1905 –7-2-1977
More about Hector Croad
Mufulira: A Short History
Northern Rhodesia, 1894-1914 by L.H. Gann - Preface, Foreword & Contents
Northern Rhodesia and the Air Operating Companies
Portuguese Forts in Northern RhodesiaMufulira Dancers find their feet
Records of Aylmer May Cemetery, Lusaka, opened in 1922
Speaking with Vampires: Rumor and History in Colonial Africa
The Congo Border
The United States and the End of British Colonial Rule in Africa, 1941-1968 by James P. Hubbard
The Nyakyusa north of Lake Malawi
They Came to Northern Rhodesia - Index
They Came to Northern Rhodesia - complete 3.4 Mb .pdf file
Under an African Sun Ch.3Vickers Vikings on the West Coast Route
Venturing into the Rhodesias
-------------------------[ Languages ]----------------------
In Southern Africa, there were three slightly different versions of a "lingua Franca", introduced principally for the mines, for the work-force was recruited from all over Southern Africa, with its (literally) hundreds of languages. Each of these three could be learned with about 15 hours of tuition, during their initial week's "Acquaint" training course, before the workmen actually started work. These three languages were also used for shopping, in the home, and in other places such as garages & workshops. They were:-
Fanagalo - South Afrika (not relevant here, seek elsewhere)
Chikabanga - Northern Rhodesia
Teach yourself Chikamanga
Chilapalapa - Southern Rhodesia.
Teach yourself Chilapalapa - Chilapalapa to English
Teach yourself Chilapalapa - English to Chilapalapa
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