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  • MAFEKING, a town in the British Bechuanaland division of the Cape, 870 m.
  • Mafeking is thus an important trading and distributing centre for Bechuanaland and the western Transvaal.
  • Mafeking was originally the headquarters of the Barolong tribe of Bechuana and is still their largest station, the native location (pop. 2860) being about a mile distant from the town.
  • North of Mafeking, that Dr Jameson started, on the 29th of December 1895, on his raid into the Transvaal.
  • On the outbreak of the Anglo-Boer war in 1899 Mafeking was invested by a Boer force.
 

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