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History of Tanzania


German East Africa – History, Economy, Governors..

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

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 and Problems Faced by Imperial British East Africa Company The Imperial British East Africa Company (Abbreviated IBEACO) was a business organization established to promote...

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

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

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 (The Battle of Tanga 1914) - Prelude and Aftermath The Battle of Tanga, also called the Battle of the Bees, was...

Kinjeketile Ngwale and the Maji Maji Revolution

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

Maji Maji Rebellion – Causes, Effects & Failure

Maji Maji Rebellion - Causes, Effects and Why It Failed What was the Maji Maji Rebellion and the Maji Maji Rebellion Location What is the maji...

Tippu Tip Autobiography: Early and Later Life

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

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

Julius Nyerere – Everything to Know About Him

Mwalimu Julius Nyerere Biography – Everything You Need to Know Who is Julius Nyerere? First President of Tanzania Julius Nyerere (also known as: Julius Kambarage Nyerere),...

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...

Ujamaa – Ideologies, Practices, Villages and More

Julius Nyerere Ujamaa - Ideologies, Practices, Infrastructure, Villages and More What Does Ujamaa Mean? One cannot talk or define Ujamaa without mentioning the name Julius Nyerere...

Nyerere’s Reflections on Issues Affecting Africa

Julius Nyerere's Reflections on Issues Affecting Africa Mr. Chairman, I want to thank you, not for asking me to come as a hat but for...

The Arusha Declaration: The Policy of Self Reliance

The Arusha Declaration: PART THREE - The Policy of Self Reliance We are in a War. TANU is involved in the fight against oppression and poverty...

The History of East African Railways and Harbours

The History of the East African Railways and Harbours - Tanganyika Road Service The Beginning of the Central East African Railways In October 1940 the Government...
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