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British South Africa Company in United Kingdom

British South Africa Company History

Modelled on the British East India Company, this was set up by Cecil Rhodes in 1889 to conquer and exploit southern Africa. Handed over political power to white-dominated Southern Rhodesia in 1923, it maintained its mineral rights in Zambia until independence in 1964.

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  • Article Name: British South Africa Company
  • Author: Asa Briggs
  • Description: British South Africa Company History Modelled on the British East India Company, this was set up by Cecil Rhodes in 1889 to [...]

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