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Cape to Cairo Railway

Index Cape to Cairo Railway

The Cape to Cairo Railway is an uncompleted project to cross Africa from south to north by rail. [1]

51 relations: Battle of Rejaf, British Empire, Cape to Cairo, Cape to Cairo Railway, Cape to Cairo Road, Cecil Rhodes, Christian de Bonchamps, Clement Martyn Doke, Company rule in Rhodesia, East African Railway Master Plan, Edwin Arnold, Ewart Grogan, Fashoda Incident, Frederick Russell Burnham, Gahini, Harry Johnston, History of rail transport in Zambia, Index of Kenya-related articles, John Harrison Clark, Kidatu, Kivu Railway, Lado Enclave, Lake Force, Lake Muhazi, List of railway stations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Livingstone, Zambia, Narrow-gauge railways in Africa, National Railways of Zimbabwe, Pauling & Co., Percy Girouard, Philipp, Prince of Eulenburg, Portugal, Rail transport in South Africa, Rhodes Memorial, Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury, Rovos Rail, Rudd Concession, Second Matabele War, Shangani Patrol, Stairs Expedition to Katanga, Sudan Military Railroad, The Scout Association of Zimbabwe, Timeline of British diplomatic history, Transcontinental railroad, Victoria Falls, Victoria Falls Bridge, Victoria Falls Hotel, Zambezi, Zambia Railways, 1890 British Ultimatum, ..., 1905 in rail transport. Expand index (1 more) »

Battle of Rejaf

The Battle of Rejaf, or the Battle of Bedden, was fought on 17 February 1897 between the Belgian-led forces of the Congo Free State and Mahdist rebels in South Sudan.

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British Empire

The British Empire comprised the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates and other territories ruled or administered by the United Kingdom and its predecessor states.

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Cape to Cairo

Cape to Cairo may refer to.

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Cape to Cairo Railway

The Cape to Cairo Railway is an uncompleted project to cross Africa from south to north by rail.

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Cape to Cairo Road

The Cape to Cairo Road or Pan-African Highway, sometimes called the Great North Road in sub-Saharan Africa, was a proposed road that would stretch the length of Africa, from Cape Town to Cairo, through the Cape to Cairo Red Line of British colonies.

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Cecil Rhodes

Cecil John Rhodes PC (5 July 1853 – 26 March 1902) was a British businessman, mining magnate and politician in southern Africa who served as Prime Minister of the Cape Colony from 1890 to 1896.

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Christian de Bonchamps

The Marquis Christian de Bonchamps (15 June 1860 – 9 December 1919) was a French explorer in Africa and a colonial officer in the French Empire during the late 19th- early 20th-century epoch known as the "Scramble for Africa", who played an important role in two of the more notorious incidents of the period.

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Clement Martyn Doke

Clement Martyn Doke (16 May 1893 in Bristol, United Kingdom – 24 February 1980 in East London, South Africa) was a South African linguist working mainly on African languages.

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Company rule in Rhodesia

The British South Africa Company's administration of what became Rhodesia was chartered in 1889 by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom, and began with the Pioneer Column's march north-east to Mashonaland in 1890.

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East African Railway Master Plan

The East African Railway Master Plan is a proposal for rejuvenating railways serving Tanzania, Kenya, and Uganda and adding railways to serve Rwanda and Burundi.

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Edwin Arnold

Sir Edwin Arnold KCIE CSI (10 June 1832 – 24 March 1904) was an English poet and journalist, who is most known for his work The Light of Asia.

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Ewart Grogan

Ewart Scott Grogan (1874–1967) was an English explorer, politician, and entrepreneur.

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Fashoda Incident

The Fashoda Incident or Crisis was the climax of imperial territorial disputes between Britain and France in Eastern Africa, occurring in 1898.

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Frederick Russell Burnham

Frederick Russell Burnham DSO (May 11, 1861 – September 1, 1947) was an American scout and world-traveling adventurer.

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Gahini

Gahini is a village and sector in Kayonza District, Eastern Province, Rwanda.

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Harry Johnston

Sir Henry Hamilton Johnston (12 June 1858 – 31 July 1927), frequently known as Harry Johnston, was a British explorer who traveled widely in Africa, botanist, artist, linguist who spoke many African languages and colonial administrator.

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History of rail transport in Zambia

The history of rail transport in Zambia began at the start of the twentieth century.

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Index of Kenya-related articles

There are more than 14,000 articles related to Kenya.

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John Harrison Clark

John Harrison Clark or Changa-Changa (c. 1860–1927) effectively ruled much of what is today southern Zambia from the early 1890s to 1902.

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Kidatu

Kidatu is a town in central Tanzania, located in Kilombero District, Morogoro Region.

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Kivu Railway

The Kivu Railway (French: Chemins de fer du Kivu) was a long narrow gauge railway with a gauge of from Kalundu to Kamaniola in the Congo, which operated from 1931 to 1958.

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Lado Enclave

The Lado Enclave was an exclave of the Congo Free State and later of Belgian Congo that existed from 1894 until 1910, situated on the west bank of the Upper Nile in what is now South Sudan and northwest Uganda.

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Lake Force

Lake Force (or Lakeforce) was a unit of the British Army stationed in the Uganda Protectorate on the west coast of Lake Victoria under the command of Brigadier-General Sir Charles Crewe in 1916, during the East African campaign of the First World War (1914–18).

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Lake Muhazi

Lake Muhazi (Ikiyaga cya Muhazi) is a long thin shallow lake in the east of Rwanda.

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List of railway stations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Railway stations in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) include.

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Livingstone, Zambia

Livingstone was, until 2012, the capital of the Southern Province of Zambia.

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Narrow-gauge railways in Africa

Narrow-gauge railways are common in Africa, where great distances, challenging terrain and low cost have made the narrow gauges attractive.

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National Railways of Zimbabwe

The National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) is the parastatal railway of Zimbabwe (formerly Rhodesia).

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Pauling & Co.

Pauling & Co. was a major British civil engineering contractor renowned chiefly for building the railways of Southern Africa.

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Percy Girouard

Sir Édouard Percy Cranwill Girouard, (26 January 1867 – 26 September 1932) was a Canadian railway builder and Governor of Northern Nigeria and the East Africa Protectorate.

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Philipp, Prince of Eulenburg

Philipp Friedrich Alexander, Prince of Eulenburg and Hertefeld, Count von Sandels (12 February 1847 – 17 September 1921) was a diplomat and composer of Imperial Germany who achieved considerable influence as the closest friend of Wilhelm II.

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Portugal

Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic (República Portuguesa),In recognized minority languages of Portugal: Portugal is the oldest state in the Iberian Peninsula and one of the oldest in Europe, its territory having been continuously settled, invaded and fought over since prehistoric times.

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Rail transport in South Africa

Rail transport in South Africa is an important element of the country's transport infrastructure.

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Rhodes Memorial

Rhodes Memorial on Devil's Peak in Cape Town, South Africa, is a memorial to English-born, South African politician Cecil John Rhodes (1853–1902).

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Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury

Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury, (3 February 183022 August 1903), styled Lord Robert Cecil before 1865 and Viscount Cranborne from June 1865 until April 1868, was a British statesman of the Conservative Party, serving as Prime Minister three times for a total of over thirteen years.

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Rovos Rail

Rovos Rail is a private railway company operating out of Capital Park Station in Pretoria, South Africa.

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Rudd Concession

The Rudd Concession, a written concession for exclusive mining rights in Matabeleland, Mashonaland and other adjoining territories in what is today Zimbabwe, was granted by King Lobengula of Matabeleland to Charles Rudd, James Rochfort Maguire and Francis Thompson, three agents acting on behalf of the South African-based politician and businessman Cecil Rhodes, on 30 October 1888.

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Second Matabele War

The Second Matabele War, also known as the Matabeleland Rebellion or part of what is known in Zimbabwe as the First Chimurenga, was fought between 1896 and 1897 in the area then known as Rhodesia, now Zimbabwe.

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Shangani Patrol

The Shangani Patrol (or Wilson's Patrol) was a 34-soldier unit of the British South Africa Company that in 1893 was ambushed and annihilated by more than 3,000 Matabele warriors in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), during the First Matabele War.

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Stairs Expedition to Katanga

The Stairs Expedition to Katanga of 1891−92 led by Captain William Stairs was the winner in a race between two imperial powers to claim Katanga, a vast mineral-rich territory in Central Africa for colonization, during which a local chief, (Mwenda Msiri) was killed.

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Sudan Military Railroad

The Sudan Military Railroad was a military railway constructed from Wadi Halfa to Abu Hamed during 1896–97 by Sirdar Horatio Kitchener in order to supply the Anglo-Egyptian army prosecuting the Mahdist War.

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The Scout Association of Zimbabwe

The Scout Association of Zimbabwe is a member of the World Organization of the Scout Movement.

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Timeline of British diplomatic history

This timeline covers the main points of British (and English) foreign policy from 1485 to the early 21st century.

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Transcontinental railroad

A transcontinental railroad is a contiguous network of railroad trackage that crosses a continental land mass with terminals at different oceans or continental borders.

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Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls (Tokaleya Tonga: Mosi-oa-Tunya, "The Smoke that Thunders") is a waterfall in southern Africa on the Zambezi River at the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe.

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Victoria Falls Bridge

The Victoria Falls Bridge crosses the Zambezi River just below the Victoria Falls and is built over the Second Gorge of the falls.

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Victoria Falls Hotel

The Victoria Falls Hotel is a historic hotel at Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe.

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Zambezi

The Zambezi (also spelled Zambeze and Zambesi) is the fourth-longest river in Africa, the longest east-flowing river in Africa and the largest flowing into the Indian Ocean from Africa.

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Zambia Railways

Zambia Railways (ZR) is the national railway of Zambia, one of the two major railway organizations in Zambia, which may also be referred to as Railway Systems of Zambia (RSZ).

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1890 British Ultimatum

The 1890 British Ultimatum was an ultimatum by the British government delivered on 11 January 1890 to Portugal.

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1905 in rail transport

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cape_to_Cairo_Railway

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