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Tanganyika Territory – History, Etmology & More

Tanganyika Territory - History, Etmology and More Tanganyika territory was an East African colonial region ruled by the UK under several names from 1916 until...

History of Zanzibar – Trade, Portuguese & British…

History of Zanzibar - Trade, Portuguese and British Rulers, Sultanate and More The locals of Zanzibar have lived for about 20,000 years in the land....

Anglo Zanzibar War – Background, Aftermath,…

Anglo Zanzibar War - Background, Aftermath, Duration and More We can define Anglo Zanzibar war as a military battle between the UK and the Sultanate...

Mirambo – Life, Leadership, Territory Expansion &…

Mirambo - Early Life, Leadership, Territory Expansion and More Today, we will be talking to you about a man by the name of Mirambo, he...

German East Africa – History, Economy, Governors..

German East Africa - History, Economy, Colony, Governors and More German East Africa (GEA) was a German colony (known as Deutsch-Ostafrika in Germany) in the...

Chief Mkwawa – Life, Disposition of His Skull &…

Chief Mkwawa - Life, Disposition of His Skull and More Chief Mkwavinyika Mwamuyinga Munyigumba (1855 – July 19, 1898), also known as Sultan Mkwawa or...

German East Africa Company – Start, Operations…

German East Africa Company - Founding, Operations and More The German East Africa Company (Known as Deutsch-Ostafrikanische Gesellschaft (DOAG) in German) was a chartered colonial...

History of the Imperial British East Africa Company

History of the Imperial British East Africa Company The Imperial British East Africa Company (Abbreviated IBEACO) was a business organization established to promote African trade...

King’s African Rifles (KAR) – History, Uniforms…

King's African Rifles (KAR) - History, Uniforms, Formation and More From 1902 through the 1960s, the King's African Rifles (KAR) was a multi-unit colonial regiment...

Askari – A European Colonial Powers Local Soldier

Askaris - European Colonial Powers Local Soldiers An Askari was an indigenous soldier fighting in the colonial superpowers' armies in Africa, notably in Central, Northeast...

Battle of the Bees (Tanga) – Prelude & Aftermath

Battle of the Bees (Tanga) - Prelude and Aftermath The Battle of Tanga, also called the Battle of the Bees, was a failed attempt by...

Kinjeketile Ngwale and the Maji Maji Revolution

Kinjeketile Ngwale and the Maji Maji Revolution Kinjeketile Ngwale laid claims to being able to communicate with the dead. In Tanganyika, he disregarded German colonialists...

Maji Maji Rebellion – Causes, Effects & Failure

Maji Maji Rebellion - Causes, Effects and Why It Failed Known as Maji-Maji-Aufstand in German or Vita vya Maji Maji in Swahili language, the Maji...

Tippu Tip Autobiography: Early and Later Life

Tippu Tip Autobiography: Early and Later Life Tippu Tip, also known as Tippu Tib, was born in 1832 and passed on 14 June 1905. His...

List of Sultans of Zanzibar and Their Family Tree

List of Sultans of Zanzibar and Their Family Tree There is a descent list of Zanzibar sultans reigned the Sultanate of Zanzibar, which was established...

Khalid bin Barghash of Zanzibar, the 6th Sultan…

Overview: Khalid bin Barghash of Zanzibar, 6th Sultan of Zanzibar Sayyid Khalid bin Barghash of Zanzibar whose full name is Sayyid Khalid bin Barghash Al-Busa’id...

Bio: Barghash bin Said of Zanzibar, 2nd Sultan…

Overview: Barghash bin Said of Zanzibar, 2nd Sultan of Zanzibar Barghash bin Said of Zanzibar whose full name is Sayyid Barghash bin Said Al-Busaid, GCTE,...

Heligoland Zanzibar Treaty – Terms, Consequences

Heligoland Zanzibar Treaty – Terms, Consequences and More The Heligoland Zanzibar Treaty (Known in German as Helgoland-Sansibar-Vertrag; otherwise known as the 1890 Anglo-German Agreement) was...

Julius Nyerere – Everything to Know About Him

Julius Nyerere – Everything You Need to Know About Him Julius Nyerere (also known as: Julius Kambarage Nyerere), who lived between April 13, 1922, and...

Kilwa Sultanate – History, Rulers, Society, Economy

Kilwa Sultanate - History, Rulers, Society, Economy, Fall and More! Kilwa was a sultanate on the island of present-day Tanzania, whose authority stretched the whole...
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