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An East African Israel

In 1903, during the premiership of Arthur Balfour (later the author of the Balfour Declaration of 1917), the British government offered a territory of 5,000 square miles on the Uasin Gishu (Gwas Ngishu) plateau in the British East Africa Protectorate to the World … Continue reading

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The Arab Slave Trade in East Africa

Report on the Mombasa Victoria Lake Railway Survey Chapter VIII – Slave Trade in Connection to the Projected Railway by Captain J.W. Pringle R.E. 12th May 1893 A caravan of Swahili porters and Arab masters marches up country to trade … Continue reading

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