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The "Scramble For Africa."

FRENCHTDIFFICTJLtIES WITH

PORTUGAL.

[per press association]

Lisbon, May 11. The Portugese Minister for the Colonies confirms the report that Chilomana in the Shire 1 district, whither & large volunteer expedition was despatched some weeks ago, has been annexed. This action, will seriously affect negotiations for the settlement of the difficnilty between England and Portugal. The minister also announces that Swaziland inland from Delagoa Bay will shortly be annexed, and further claims, that Portugal has a better right to the Matabele country than England. "

Germany insists that the line of the Nile from Lake Victoria, Nyanza, northwards, shall be the boundary between the English and ' German spheres in Central Africa.

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The "Scramble For Africa.", Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2428, 13 May 1890

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The "Scramble For Africa." Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2428, 13 May 1890

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