Matabeleland South

Background and establishment of the first Mission station at Inyati (now Inyathi)The Rev. Robert...
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For a summarised account of Mzilikazi’s life see the article on the Mzilikazi Memorial under...
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Grain-bins are relatively common in the Matobo Hills, a World Heritage Site in south western...
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AmaNdebele tacticsThere is every reason to believe that the Matabele uprising or First Umvukela was...
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The Memorial is on the site of Mzilikazi's royal town of Mhlahlandleia after he left Inyati and...
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With a height of 22 metres and crown spread of 24 metres in 1988, this magnificent tree must have...
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Amongst the most renowned of the big game hunters including Baldwin, Cumming, Finaughty, Hartley,...
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General Carrington had been sent by the British Government to take over the military command of the...
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The sight of Kuduland River lodge is like a breath of fresh air after the dry thornveld of southern...
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 Jabulani is sited in 1,380-hectares of indigenous woodland and offers peace and solitude for...
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The Summer House is where Cecil Rhodes’ coffin rested on the night before the final trek to...
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These fine late Victorian Stables are on the west boundary of Rhodes Estate Preparatory School, now...
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In 1939 Canon Edward Paterson, an Anglican priest born in Scotland but raised in Johannesburg, was...
Category: Cultural, Building
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Arthur Leonard commanded “E” Troop of the BSA Company Police which was stationed at...
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The Salisbury and Fort Victoria columns joined together at Iron Mine hill on the morning of 16th...
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The Thuli Safari area is a protected area in south-western Zimbabwe. It comprises four reserves...
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The British South Africa (BSA) Company was granted its Royal Charter on 29th October 1889 and...
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The Fishing Retreat is situated on the Mashilichokwe dam, a tributary of the Umzingwani River,...
Category: Scenic, Game Park
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According to Wikipedia Massospondylus( (mas-oh-spon-di-las); from Greek massōn, "longer...
Category: Geological, Historic
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The term petroglyph is generally used to denote San rock engravings which have been pecked, incised...
Category: Rock Art
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The black and white objects within the rock are called orbicules and the mass of mostly ellipsoidal...
Category: Scenic, Geological
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Situated within the Matobo Communal lands, the word ‘Embizeni’ (Place of the Pots) is...
Category: Scenic, Cultural, Rock Art
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On the 14th April 1955 a honeymoon couple flew into the mountain at this spot due east of Bulawayo...
Category: Scenic, Other
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The memorial names the following civilians on the north face:To the memory of James Cunningham, his...
Category: Cultural, Historic
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Dr. Hans Sauer in Ex Africa published by Geoffrey Bles in 1937 and reprinted by Books of Rhodesia...
Category: Ruins, Historic
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Following the Battle of Shangani River (called Bonko by the Ndebele) on 25th October, the columns...
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The Memorial is situated to the west of the Shangani River Bridge and it’s a mystery why it...
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The terminus, now in a very dilapidated state is on the old rail route into the Matobo Hills. By...
Category: Historic, Building
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The great cave of Bambata, a major archaeological site and discovered by Neville Jones in 1917, has...
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DescriptionThe main building is made up of two large platforms, the western one covering 900 square...
Category: Ruins, Cultural, Historic
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This well-lit cave is situated high up on the steep granite slopes of Inanke Mountain with broad...
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Cecil Rhodes, Dr. Leander Starr Jameson and several other leading early white settlers, including...
Category: Cultural, Historic
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The name Nswatugi means “the place of jumping” as it is believed that Mwari / Mwali (...
Category: Rock Art
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The Matobo National Park is situated within the sprawling Matobo Hills, a range of granite domes...
Category: Scenic, Game Park
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