Britain and the Suppression of Slave Trade in East Africa

February 25, 2021

King Horombo and King Mandara who consolidated the Chagga State. Here theArab did good business through the goodwill of the Chagga rulers. The relationship did not lead to Zanzibar’s authority on the Chagga. The centralized state of Usambara, under King Kimweri, established trade relations with representatives of Sayyid. The Arabs

The Impact of Arab-Zanzibar on the Africans

February 23, 2021

The Bantu Africans of East Africa exchanged varied articles of trade with theforeign traders. Such articles included lances, hatchets, and glass exchanged forAfrican ivory, tortoise-shells, rhinoceros-homs, gold, and slaves. The crisis whichFollowed the death of Mohammed in Arabia led to the flight to the coast of East Africa of many

The Geographical Features of the East African Coast

February 19, 2021

With an overwhelming superiority in men and equipment, the Italians had byOctober 1911 captured Tripoli, Dama, Benghazi, Klums, and Tubruqall of them important ports on the Libyan coast. This Italian success was influenced by the fact that Turkish forces in Libya were away to suppress revolts in Yemen and the

Libya: Italian Invasion and African Resistance

February 17, 2021

French officials were stationed at Moroccan interests. War seemed all too obvious, but Britain Supported France, and GermanySettled for a concession. In return for a slice of the French Congo, German Recognized France’s right to occupy- with the concurrence of the Moroccan ruling dynasty point in Morocco where maintenance of

French officials were stationed at Moroccan

February 16, 2021

This was because they did not like the immense advantages which the treaty conferred on Britain. The two countries instead sought ways of obviating the ascendancy of Britain Morocco. Between 1859 and 1860, the Anjara Berbers provided the Spaniards with an excuse for military action by attacking and demolishing newly


February 14, 2021

Decrees and central government orders were issued respectively by the bey and he prime minister. But the convention gave the resident the right to introduce all administrative,judicial, and financial reforms he deemed necessary. A French presidential proclamation or l884 empowered him to approve all the bey’s decrees, therebygiving them the

Structural changes in the Tunisian

February 14, 2021

The bey’s minister of marine, to press for structural changes in the Tunisian government set-up. This group hoped for a medium that would act as a check on government expenditure and, therefore, reduce the financial crisis into which the state had been drawn. Also Such a medium would control government

Tunisia: The Background to French Imperialism

February 13, 2021

In the circumstance, the emir had no permanent base; he moved his camp as theexigencies demanded. Abdul-Qadirs fierce resistance made evacuation the only alternative to the totaloccupation of Algeria, an alternative which only very few in France were preparedto consider in the 1840s. As more French troops were sent into

Europe and the Maghreb before 1830 Anglo-Moroccan Relations

February 11, 2021

The liberator made themselves masters of the town and later accepted the overlordship of the Ottoman sultan. From Algiers, the rule of the Turkish governors spread westwards to 1iemcen and eastwards to Tunis anTripoli. Tripoli, Tunis, and Algiers now became seats of provincial governments nominally tributary to the Ottoman Sultan,