17. King Lubosi – 1st Regime (1878 - 1884 )

30 October 2014
  • 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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