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Tanganyika


Battle for Lake Tanganyika – Background and the Aftermath

Battle for Lake Tanganyika - Background and the Aftermath During World War I, the Scramble for Lake Tanganyika which was later known as Battle for...

East African Campaign – Background, Fighting, Offensives & More

East African Campaign - Background, Fighting, Offensives and More The World War I East African campaign, which began in German East Africa (GEA) and stretched...

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...

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...

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...

The History of East African Railways and Harbours

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

Snapshot of Each Governor Who Ruled Tanganyika

Snapshot of All Governors Who Ruled Tanganyika The German colony of East Africa (German: Deutsch-Ostafrika) was established in the 1880s, after the German explorer Carl...

Tanganyika African National Union (TANU) Bio

Tanganyika African National Union (TANU) Political Party The Tanganyika African National Union (TANU) was the main political party in the struggle for independence in the...

Revisit of Tanganyika Stamps and Postal History

Survey of Tanganyika Stamps and Postal History This is a revisit of postage stamps and postal history of Tanganyika during British authority. First Stamps Tanganyika's postal history...

Hatari – John Wayne Film Set in Tanganyika

Hatari - John Wayne Film Set in Tanganyika Hatari! (pronounced , in Swahili language it means "Danger!" An American comedy film made in year 1962,...

Tanganyika Groundnut Scheme – The Big Failure!

Tanganyika Groundnut Scheme - The Biggest Failure of the Century! The project famously known as Tanganyika Groundnut Scheme, also called the East African Groundnut Scheme,...
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