Rindi of the Chagga

Name ID 943

See also

Map and Guide to Tanzania
Page Number: 03i
Extract Date: 1860

Rindi of the Chagga

Rindi of the Chagga was another major chief ruling in the Kilimanjaro region in 1860, making Moshi an important base for ivory and slave trading with Zanzibar. He signed a Treaty with the Germans in 1885 and Moshi became their headquarters and most important economic and political centre.

Extract ID: 4001

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Dundas, Charles Kilimanjaro and its People
Page Number: 20b
Extract Date: 1871

Charles New attempted the ascent

In 1871 the Missionary, Charles New, attempted the ascent but was compelled to turn back on account of the bad weather. New, however, crossed the snow line to the South East of Kibo where it is particularly low. Two years later he made a second attempt, but was plundered by Rindi, the Chief of Moshi, and barely escaped with his life, only to die on the journey back to the coast.

Extract ID: 3136
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