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THE CONSEQUENCES OF LONG-DISTANCE TRADE ON THE PEOPLE OF EAST AFRICA

The consequences of Long Distance trade on the people of East Africa

The following were the consequences of Long Distance trade on the people of East Africa Emergence of a class of wealthy merchants among African, Swahili and Arab traders E.G. Chief Kivoi of Ukambani, Nyungu ya Mawe among the Nyamwezi and Tippu Tip of Zanzibar. Development of towns like Lamu, Zanzibar and Mombasa. New crops such …

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Reasons why Christian missionaries established mission stations in east Africa

Reasons why Christian missionaries established mission stations in east Africa

reasons why Christian missionaries established mission stations in east Africa. To teach Africans how to read the Bible. To train African Catechists to assist in missionary work. To convert Africans to Christianity. To spread western culture. To teach Africans farming, masonry and carpentry. To cater for Africans‟ health needs. To have bases of operation for …

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the effects of Missionary activities in east Africa

the effects of Missionary activities in east Africa

the effects of Missionary activities in east Africa Spread of Christianity to most parts of the interior. Erosion of African culture as some cultural practices such as female circumcision and burial rites were discarded. Introduction of western (formal) education. Building of rehabilitation centers, where vocational skills, reading and Christianity were taught. Establishment of health centers …

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Four major waves of Bantu migration into East Africa

Four major waves of Bantu migration into East Africa

The term Bantu refers to a group of people who speak related languages. They constitute thelargest language group in Africa and occupy two thirds of the sub-Saharan region. the origin of the Bantu. The original homeland of the Bantu was between eastern Nigeria and the Cameroon highlands. They moved from Cameroon through the Congo forest …

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Environmental problems caused by mining activities in East Africa

Environmental problems caused by mining activities in East Africa

Mining is the extraction of natural resources from the earth’s crust for economic use The following Environmental problems caused by mining Mining also leads to destruction of land which could have been used for agriculture e.g. by depositing rock debris after rock blasts. Mining also leads to swamp reclamation hence destructing the water cycle e.g. …

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Problems facing the mining sector in East Africa

Problems facing the mining sector in East Africa

The following are Problems facing the mining sector in East Africa   Inadequate capital for the mining process which is very expensive. Minerals are non-renewable resources and will get exhausted with time e.g. copper was exhausted at Kilembe. Poor transport networks making mineral zones very difficult to reach. Political instabilities especially in Uganda e.g. ADF rebels …

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9 EFFECTS OF INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT ON THE ENVIRONMENT IN EAST AFRICA

9 EFFECTS OF INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT ON THE ENVIRONMENT IN EAST AFRICA

The following are Effects of industrial development on the environment in East Africa Atmospheric pollution through industrial fumes and dust especially by the cigarette making, cement making, and textile industries. Noise pollution by industrial machines. Water pollution through the disposal of industrial wastes in water bodies e.g. Lake Victoria. Encroachment on swamps distorts the water …

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