kcse revision notes

How South Africa established her rule over Namibia

After the defeat of the Germans in World War I, Namibia was declared a mandated state by the League of Nations and placed it under the control of South Africa. In 1919 the treaty of Versailles gave powers to South Africa to control Namibia as a mandated territory on behalf of theLeague of Nations. The …

How South Africa established her rule over Namibia Read More »

What were the effects of the Pedi resistance?

The Pedi were defeated in these wars of resistance. Sekukuni surrendered and was arrested by the whites toreleased him later in 1881 Sekukuni was replaced by his Brother Mampuru in 1882 He was later killed by his brother with the help of whites. The economy of Transvaal was weakened as it was costly It increased …

What were the effects of the Pedi resistance? Read More »

The results of the 1908 National Convention in South Africa

The Boers and the British met in the friendly atmospherefor the first time. English and Afrikaans were to be equal in South Africa asofficial languages. The union government of the Boers and the British wasagreed upon. It was made clear that the union government was to beunder the British government but the Boers were givensubordinate …

The results of the 1908 National Convention in South Africa Read More »

PRINCIPLES THAT GUIDE CROP ROTATION

Crop rotation Is the growing of different crops on the same piece of land season after season. PRINCIPLES THAT GUIDE CROP ROTATION (i) Crops with high Nutrients requirement (heavy feeders) should be planted 1st in a newly cultivated land so that they utilize the nutrients before they are lost.(ii) Deep rooted crops should be alternated …

PRINCIPLES THAT GUIDE CROP ROTATION Read More »

How was Shaka able to build and maintain a powerful Zulu state?

Shaka was able to build and maintain the Zulu state bycarrying out reforms in the political, social and economicaspects of the Zulu state. Shaka introduced a standing army. His worriers werealways ready to defend the state. Shaka replaced the traditional throwing spear with a shortstubbing spear. The short stubbing spear was more effectivein hand to …

How was Shaka able to build and maintain a powerful Zulu state? Read More »

13 CAUSES OF DEFORESTATION IN UGANDA

Rapid population growth, Uganda experiences a high population of 34.4 million people and the increasing population in areas such as kigezi, Mbale, Bugishu has led to high demand for land for settlement thus destroying forests like Mabira, Kibale, mt. Elgon forests, etc. Forests are major sources of biomass in form of fire wood and charcoal …

13 CAUSES OF DEFORESTATION IN UGANDA Read More »

USES OF SUGAR AND ITS BY-PRODUCTS IN KENYA

Uses of Sugar In baking to sweeten bread, cakes, etc. Sweetening foods and drinks e.g. porridge, chapati, tea, coffee, etc. Making local brews e.g. Karubu, nguru, etc. In soft drinks industries e.g. soda, juice, etc. Making sweets and chocolates, etc. Manufacture of drugs e.g. syrups and sugar-coated tablets. Uses of By-products Molasses is used as …

USES OF SUGAR AND ITS BY-PRODUCTS IN KENYA Read More »

%d bloggers like this: