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AF AFRICAN REVOLUTION,

Congo despatohes received m London on January 11th report a revolution at Uganda, the overthrow of Mwaoga, and tbe enthronement of bin tlddr brother. The English and French missions were destroyed. The missionaries fled, and a general massaore of native converts ensued. Immonee stares accumulated by Stanley and Emln 'Bey trerq all destroyed, Mphomtngdonlsm is fully roster ed, and Christianity swept away. The Arabs threaten to exterminate the Christian missionaries to Central Africa. The revolution 1b due to Mncu'a'i body guard. He intended to ebmdon these followers to starvation on an island on Lake Nyanzi, but instead of entering tbe canoes that were to convey them thither they returned to the Capital and'attacked Mwanga'o palace, from which the K<og fled, They put his brother Kawae In bis place, but as he appointed Christians to the principal cftaes the Arabs beoume em aged, mqrdered the Christian ofßoials, and replaoed 4hem with Mohammedans. Mwanga Is a prisoner at Mag*. He has appealed to the English mlssionnrles for assistance^ The Arabs say Ihe movement is Iq revenge for England's polioy, and have proolamed Uganda to be Mahommendan, Many letters from Etoin Bay and Stanley wejfg (Jestpye^ by jibe burning of the stations, The extinction of all mission stations Id Central Africa is feared. !

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AF AFRICAN REVOLUTION,, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2057, 7 February 1889

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AF AFRICAN REVOLUTION, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2057, 7 February 1889

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