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Horizon article on Mongu

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The old Mongu airstrip is in the centre of the township which is on a spur of high ground projecting into the Zambesi flood plain. Mongu Club is the white, thatched building to the left of the open space in the centre. In the foreground is a forestry station.

Mongu Airport. The de Havilland Beaver flew in twice a week from Lusaka and Livingston. It carried five passengers and mail.

This Hunting Clan Dakota supplemented the Beaver in Barotseland, providing much increased capacity.

Mongu Airport - Terminal One!

The Northern Rhodesia Police Band marching to the show ground. The band was based at Police HQ in Lusaka and travelled all over the country.

Mongu Show about 1958,. Greeting the Litunga. These two football teams were greeting the Paramount Chief or Litunga. The Mongu commercial area is in the background.

Stilt walker at the Mongu Show.

The Paramount Chief or Litunga, Sir Mwanamina III is in formal dress at the Mongu Show. His wife is on the right.

The veterinary stand at Mongu Show in 1957. The Mankoya Scheme was concerned with cattle improvement

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