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  • He was the eldest son of Mwana’ Mulena Imbuwa Mulambwa.
  • He ascended to the throne by coup d’état which was led by Ngambela Mataa and overthrew Lubosi Lewanika in 1884.
  • The coup was however reversed in 1885, and Lewanika regained the throne
  • His capital was Lealui
  • He utilized all the former regiments
  • His Ngambela was Mataa
  • He was ousted on 04th November, 1885 and fled to Mashukulumbwe region where he was assassinated by Mulanziana Sitwala, c. 1887.
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  • On the 04th November, 1885, Lubosi recuperated his throne by a bloody battle which toppled Akufuna.
  • He attended Coronation Ceremonies of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra at Westminster Abbey in London in 1902. He was decorated with the medals of King Edward VII in 1902, and King George V in 1911.
  • He abolished slavery on 16th July, 1906,
  • Signed the Ware Concession on 27th June, 1889,
  • Signed the Lochner Concession on 26th June, 1890.
  • He maintained Imutakela as his regiment
  • He maintained Lealui as his capital
  • His Ngambela was Mwauluka Nasibebo, Mukamba Njekwa, and Mataa-wa-Ndiku
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  • He was born in 1842 in Nyengo. The Lozi nobles proclaimed him as the next Litunga soon after the death of his cousin, Mwanawina II.
  • He ascended to the throne in August of 1878.
  • He shifted his capital from Sesheke to Lealui and founded Lubachi as his winter capital.
  • He was deposed by Ngambela Mataa in September, 1884 who installed Tatila Akufuna.
  • He fled to Mashi.
  • He set up the Barotse Native Police in 1893 (in his second reign).
  • His regiment was Imutakela
  • His Ngambela was Silumbu Akapelwa
King Lewanika visiting his son at school in England
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  • He was declared as the ruler of the Lozi August, 1876 at Katongo, Sesheke.
  • The succession proceedings were finalized and he ascended to the throne in October, 1876.
  • He was ousted by his nobles, who preferred his cousin, Lubosi, in May, 1878. He was killed by poison and starvation in 1879 on an island namely Ng’ambwe.
  • His capital was Liandwe
  • His regiment was Kabeti
  • His Ngambela was Mamili
  • His shrine is in Ng’ambwe, Sesheke District
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  • He was forced into exile by the Mbunda who killed Imasiku.
  • He mobilized the Luyana nobles who staged a war against the Kololo.
  • He defeated the Kololo and was proclaimed as the ruler at Sola Village in Jun, 1864.
  • He built his summer capital at Mukoko Village and winter capital at Nangulwe.
  • He established the Lozi Kingdom in 1864
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  • He was the son of Mulambwa. He ascended to the throne on the death of his younger brother, Silumelume. He was defeated by Sebitwane. He fled and sought refuge at Lipu Island. He was poisoned by his wife and died at Lukulu Fort, c. 1840.
  • His capital was
  • His regiment was Imutakela
  • His Ngambela was Omei
  • His shrine is in
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