Name ID 1537
Map and Guide to Tanzania
Page Number: 03f
Extract Date: 1840s
Chief Kisabengo of the Zigua who came from the Uluguru Mountains, developed a durable society in the Morogoro area with sufficient political and military clout to enable him to challenge the authority of the Sultan of Zanzibar.
During the 1840s Chief Munyigumba of the Sangu dominated the plains of the Ruaha, and Merere, another Sangu leader, built a fortified capital near Mbeya.