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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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MPANDE AND ZULU STATE (1840- 1872)

Mpande was the brother of Dingane and came to power in1840 with the help of the Boers. Mpande was therefore apuppet of the Boers. Mpande promoted peace in Zulu land and the populationincreased Mpande reduced on wars and improved the relation between the Zulu and the Boers. He gave Boers the Blood river territory for …

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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 …

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Problems experienced by the Imperial British East Africa Company in Kenya

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There was a scarcity of mineral wealth and profitable export commodities which made it difficult for the company to generate enough wealth to meet the cost of administration. There was a poor transport network which made the movement of goods slow/ difficult/ expensive thereby making the enterprise less profitable. There was a lack of proper …

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the factors that promoted international trade along the east African coast

When Seyid Said took control of Zanzibar, he encouraged foreign traders to trade with Zanzibar in order to develop new markets for products from the East African mainland. He strived to attract Indian money lenders (Banyans) to come and settle in Zanzibar, which increased the volume of trade in east Africa. the factors that promoted …

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