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Bain, James Thompson (1860–1919), trade unionist in South Africa  

Jonathan Hyslop

Bain, James Thompson (1860–1919), trade unionist in South Africa, was born at Dudhope Crescent, Dundee, on 6 March 1860, the third child of Andrew Bain and his wife, Eliza, née Thomson. His parents were both mill workers. At the age of seven he started work in a factory. At sixteen he joined the ...

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Bambatha ka Mancinza (1865/6–1906), chief and rebel in Natal  

P. S. Thompson

Bambatha ka Mancinza (1865/6–1906), chief and rebel in Natal, was born in 1865 or 1866 in the Umvoti division of the British colony of Natal. He was the son of the chief Mancinza (also called Sobhuza) ka Jangeni (d. 1883) and a daughter of the Chunu chief ...

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Khama, Sir Seretse (1921–1980)  

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Sir Seretse Khama (1921–1980) by unknown photographer, c. 1970 Getty Images

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Khama, Sir Seretse (1921–1980), president of Botswana  

Q. N. Parsons

Khama, Sir Seretse (1921–1980), president of Botswana, was born on 1 July 1921 in the royal household at Serowe in the Bechuanaland protectorate, the son of Sekgoma Khama (c.1864–1925) and his wife, Tebogo Kabailele (c.1900–1930). He was named Seretse...

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Nkomo, Joshua Mqabuko Nyongolo (1917–1999)  

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Joshua Mqabuko Nyongolo Nkomo (1917–1999) by Andrew Wilson, c. 1962 Getty Images – Andrew Wilson

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Nkomo, Joshua Mqabuko Nyongolo (1917–1999), politician in Rhodesia and Zimbabwe  

Terence O. Ranger

Nkomo, Joshua Mqabuko Nyongolo (1917–1999), politician in Rhodesia and Zimbabwe, was born on 19 June 1917 at Tshimale, a mission station in the Semokwe ‘native reserve’, Malobo district, south of Bulawayo, Southern Rhodesia, the third among the eight children of parents who worked for the ...