Besides a number of settlers a Roman Catholic bishop and a party of four missionaries and nuns were murdered in the Kilwa hinterland, while nearer Nyasa the warlike Wangoni held possession of the country.
In July following the Wangoni were beaten in a decisive engagement.
The Wangoni (Angoni), a branch of the Ama-Zulu, are widely spread over the central and Nyasa regions.
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