Mine Protected Combat Vehicle
The Mine Protected Combat Vehicle – MPCV (aka 'Spook') was a Rhodesian 4 × 4 Infantry fighting vehicle (IFV), first introduced in 1979 based on the body of the Mercedes-Benz Unimog ligh...
Nimcha
A Nimcha is a single-handed sword from northwestern Africa, especially Morocco, a type of scimitar or saif.These blades are usually from the late 18th century onwards and are notable for often using ...
Shotel
A shotel is a curved sword originating in Abyssinia (ancient Ethiopia). It looks very much like the Near Eastern scimitars. The curve on the shotel's blade varies from the Persian shamshir, adopting a...
Shotel - Wikipedia
Knobkierrie
A Knobkierie, also spelled knobkerrie, knopkierie or knobkerry, is a form of club used mainly in Southern and Eastern Africa. Typically they have a large knob at one end and can be used for throwing a...
Knobkierrie - Wikipedia
Ida (sword)
The Ida is a kind of sword used by the Yoruba people of West Africa. It is a long sword with a narrow to wide blade and sheathe. The sword is sharp, and cuts on contact but typically begins to dull if...
Ida (sword) - Wikipedia
MAP75 Armoured Personnel Carrier
The MAP75 Armoured Personnel Carrier (aka MAP ‘seven five’) is a Rhodesian 4x4 heavy troop-carrying vehicle (TCV) first introduced in 1978 based on a Mercedes-Benz truck chassis.
The MAP75 consist...
Billao
A billao (Somali: billaawe), also known as a belawa, is a horn-hilted Somali shortsword. It served most notably as a close-quarters weapon in the Dervish State, at the turn of the 20th century.
Billao - Wikipedia
6mm Musgrave
The 6mm Musgrave was the brain child of Ben Musgrave and introduced by Musgrave Rifles in 1955 and can be described as a classic Africa cartridge. It is based on necking down the .303 British with th...
Musgrave rifle
These guns have their roots in target shooting and was designed for full-bore target shooters in an era when surplus war rifles such as the Lee–Enfield, Lee–Metford, P14 and others were used. The Musg...
Pookie (vehicle)
The Pookie MRAP vehicle was created to deal with the constant mining of the roadways during the Rhodesian Bush War.
The Pookie was a small one-person vehicle named after the bush baby, and fitted ...
Pookie (vehicle) - Wikipedia
MAP45 Armoured Personnel Carrier
The MAP45 Armoured Personnel Carrier is a Rhodesian/Zimbabwean 4x4d heavy troop-carrying vehicle (TCV) first introduced in 1978 based on a Mercedes-Benz truck chassis.
The MAP45 Armoured Personnel...
Naboot
A naboot (nabboot, asaya, asa, shoum) is a quarterstaff constructed of palm wood or rattan. It originated in Egypt and is used in the martial art of Tahtib.
Grot CH-9/25
The Grot CH-9 was a submachine gun of Rhodesian origin. The receiver is a round section sealed with the back by a screwed stopper. The gun is contained on half its length in this carcass. The part bef...
Neopup PAW-20
The Neopup PAW-20 (Personal Assault Weapon, 20 mm) is a grenade launcher designed by Tony Neophytou and is marketed by Denel.
The PAW-20 is a hand-held, semi-automatic grenade launcher that ...
HAMDY mine
The HAMDY mine is an Egyptian directional fragmentation mine based on the US Claymore mine and produced by the Maasara Company. The mine consists of a rectangular sand colored plastic main body with a...
Takoba
Takoba (also takuba or takouba) is the sword that is used across the western Sahel and among ethnic groups such as the Tuareg, the Hausa, the Fulani. It usually measures about one meter in length. Ta...
Hakim Rifle
The Hakim Rifle is a gas operated semi-automatic rifle. It was originally designed by Sweden and produced as the AG-42 Ljungman for the Swedish Army. The tooling and design were later sold to Egypt,...
Hakim Rifle - Wikipedia
Sanna 77
The Sanna-77 (from South Africa) is the end of a line of submachine guns which can trace their existence and lineage to the days of Rhodesia and their Unilateral Declaration of Independence in 1965.
Sanna 77 - Wikipedia
Leopard security vehicle
The Leopard Security Vehicle is an unusual land-mine protected APC used by the Rhodesian Government and civilian population during the Rhodesian Bush War. It offered basic but necessary protection aga...
Leopard security vehicle - Wikipedia
African Nuclear Weapon Free Zone Treaty
The African Nuclear Weapon Free Zone Treaty, also known as the Treaty of Pelindaba, establishes a Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone in Africa.The treaty was signed in 1996 and came into effect with the 28th ra...
African Nuclear Weapon Free Zone Treaty - Wikipedia