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Biography of Donald Charles Cameron (Colonial Administrator)

Biography of Donald Charles Cameron (Colonial Administrator) Sir Donald Charles Cameron, KBE, GCMG, was a British governor who lived from June 3, 1872, until January...

Abushiri Revolt – Background, Events & More

Abushiri Revolt - Background, Events and More The Abushiri revolt was an insurgency led by the Arab and Swahili populations of the East African coastlands...

Bayume Mohamed Husen – Background, Role, Assignments & More

Bayume Mohamed Husen - Background, Role, Assignments and More Bayume Mohamed Husen (named Mahjub bin Mohamed Adam at birth on February 22, 1904–November 24, 1944)...

Battle of Salaita Hill – Background, Aftermath & More

Battle of Salaita Hill - Background, Aftermath and More The battle of Salaita Hill (known as Battle of Oldoboro Hill in German) was the 1st...

Battle of Rufiji Delta – Background, Blockade, Aftermath & More

Battle of Rufiji Delta - Background, Blockade, Aftermath and More During World War I, the Battle of Rufiji Delta occurred in German East Africa (present-day...

Battle of Kilimanjaro – Background, Aftermath & More

Battle of Kilimanjaro - Background, Aftermath and More The Battle of Kilimanjaro occurred in German East Africa (GEA) at Longido in 1964 November, it was...

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

The East African Campaign 1941 - Background, Fighting, Offensives and More The East Africa campaign WW1 , which began in German East Africa (GEA) and...

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 &…

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

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 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 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...
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