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  allAfrica.com: East Africa: Leaders Launch Campaign for East African Federation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
A campaign to rally public support for the proposed East African Federation was yesterday launched in the three countries.
Members of the East African Legislative Assembly will be elected directly by the people unlike today, when they are appointed by political parties and approved by respective parliaments.
The sensitisation campaign, he said, would enable institutions such as the national parliaments, the EA Legislative Assembly, political parties, media, trade unions, the academia, civil society institutions, youth and women to discuss the matters openly and create more public awareness.
allafrica.com /stories/200610150007.html   (727 words)

 Amazon.frĀ : The Forgotten Front: The East African Campaign 1914-1918: Livres en anglais: Ross Anderson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Four empires and their subject peoples were engaged in a conflict that ranged from modern Kenya in the north to Mozambique in the south, leaving hunger and devastation in its trail.
Yet the East African campaign has languished in undeserved obscurity over the years, with many people only vaguely aware of its course of events.
Africans bore the brunt of the fighting and few escaped the impact of the war.
www.amazon.fr /Forgotten-Front-African-Campaign-1914-1918/dp/0752423444   (355 words)

 South African Military History Society - Journal- THE GERMAN EAST AFRICA CAMPAIGN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Although those South Africans who fought in France (and especially at Delville Wood) have enjoyed greater renown, their comrades who endured the East African Campaign are equally deserving of respect, in view of what they too had to endure.
East Africa is in line with the effort of the Great Trek and of the Boer War.
The intention behind the publication of these extracts is to provide the student of military history with side-lights on the day-to-day events in the life of a staff officer during the East African campaign, in the belief that these might serve to illuminate the major studies.
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 World War I: Joint Fires in the East African Campaign - creative use of artillery in war FA Journal - Find Articles
The innovative use of naval guns as land-based artillery in the 1914 East African Campaign is an example of joint fires that dispels the myth.
A free-trade zone was established between the African colonies of the treaty signatories.
The campaign was fought mostly in typical "bush" country, ranging from open parkland to dense forests.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0IAU/is_4_6/ai_77673471   (836 words)

 East African Campaign (World War II) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This campaign is often seen as part of the North African Campaign.
Winston Churchill criticized General Archibald Wavell, whose Middle East Command was responsible for the campaign, for the rapid defeat of the Commonwealth forces.
On January 24, the Commonwealth's Southern Force, comprised of the South African 1st Division and the 11th and 12th African Divisions (Nigerian and Ghanaian troops under British officers), commanded by Lieutenant General Alan Cunningham invaded Italian Somaliland, from Kenya capturing most of it by February 25.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/East_African_Campaign_(World_War_II)   (2054 words)

 South African Military History Society - Journal- A Machine Gunner's Odyssey Through German East Africa: The Diary of E ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The article quoted the comments of Col E S Thompson, relating his personal experience of the campaign: 'Next month I shall attain the age of 90, but in 1915 I was 20 and a machine gunner in the 7th South African Infantry, in which I served for 2.5 years (1915-1918).
The plan was as follows: 2 South African Division (van Deventer) with 1 South African Mounted Brigade (Brig Gen H M Botha) and 3 SA Infantry Brigade (Berrange) were to advance south from Aruscha to Kondoa Irangi, to be followed after the rainy season by Smuts's main force further to the east.
It should be borne in mind that the East African theatre in World War 1 was quite distinct from that of the Western Front in so far as violent clashes with the enemy were a comparatively rare and isolated experience in the service of the troops involved in the campaign.
rapidttp.com /milhist/vol073et.html   (4038 words)

 North African Campaign
The North African Campaign, or Desert War, took place in the North African desert during World War II between 1940 and 1943.
The early part of the North African Campaign was plagued by a lack of supplies on both sides.
The East African Campaign refers to the battles fought between British Commonwealth forces (including forces from India, South Africa, Nigeria, and Ghana) and Italy during World War II, often seen as part of the North African Campaign.
www.u-s-history.com /pages/h1727.html   (1175 words)

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Military Labor in the East African Campaign 1914-1918.
Appendices: 1 East Africa and Uganda Protectorates: Military Labor Recruitment Statistics; 2 Labor for the 1917 Campaign; 3 Umpaid Wages due to Missing Carriers; 4 Examples of Improvements in Rations; 5 Causes of Death.
History of the King's African Rifles and other military forces raised in East Africa during British rule, with particular emphasis on service during the two World Wars and the period leading up to independence, with personal reminiscences of former serving officers.
www.4dw.net /royalark/ADDISON/EA.htm   (1061 words)

 East African Campaign (World War I) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
German East Africa (modern-day Tanzania, Burundi, and Rwanda) was a large territory with complex geography (including the massive Rift Valley and Lake Victoria).
However, the Germans nearly always retreated from the larger British forces, and by September of 1916, the German railway from the coast at Dar-es-Salaam to Ujiji was fully under British control.
By the start of 1917 more than half the British army was composed of African soldiers, and by the end of the war, it was nearly all African troops.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/East_African_Campaign_(World_War_I)   (1017 words)

 Wikinfo | North African Campaign
The battle in the North African desert during World War II from 1940-1943.
During the following stalemate, the Allied forces reorganised as the British Eighth Army, which was, in fact, largely comprised of units from many countries, especially from the Australian Army and the Indian Army, but including divisions of South Africans and a brigade of Free French under Marie-Pierre Koenig.
After victory in the North African Campaign, the stage was set for the Italian Campaign to begin.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=North_African_Campaign   (725 words)

 The East African Finance Development Network
Anderson, the President of the African American Future Society was working with women led organizations and women candidates in the Kenyan Parliamentary Elections of 1996.
The East African Finance Development Network offers women development programs in East Africa, fundraising strategies, marketing, public relations advice, image development, business plan development, linkages with UN agencies and international donors as well individual philanthropists.
The East African Finance Development Network is a new concept in fundraising strategies as a result of a new concept on fundraising strategies as a result of international conferences of the United Nations' Agenda 21 and the Women Beijing Platform.
www.angelfire.com /ny/aafs/eastafrican.html   (301 words)

 World War I Bookstore: Africa
There are chapters on the situation prior to the arrival of General Smuts, the occupation of the Kilimanjaro area, operations of the 1st Division in a number of battles and operations of General Van Deventer.
Dobbertin was a commercial photographer in German East Africa prior to World War I. When all German men were mobilized in August 1914 to defend the colony, Dobbertin became, in effect, the only combat photographer on the German side.
There are chapters on German South-West Africa, the two phases of the German East African Campaign, the South African infantry brigade in Egypt, and the S.A. forces in France.
www.scuttlebuttsmallchow.com /gwbksafrica.html   (966 words)

 Avalanche Press
I’m not really sure why, but the campaign in Italian East Africa in 1940 and 1941 has always held a certain fascination for me. I designed a game on the topic for Game Designer’s Workshop as far back as 1986, one that ended up being published without permission by a now-defunct, ethics-challenged outfit.
Indian troops did a lot more fighting than the South Africans, but the South Africans were in the middle of Operation Crusader, which would yield many Desert Rats scenarios.
Almost all the Italian artillery in Italian East Africa had European crews, and in the game the standard Italian pieces are used for these.
www.avalanchepress.com /DesertEast.php   (805 words)

 Anderson, Ross: Battle of Tanga 1914   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
On 2nd November 1914, obscured by the greater events in Europe, a British convoy of a light cruiser and 12 merchantmen was lying off the German East African port of Tanga, preparatory to the landing of two brigades of the Indian army.
It was to start the main phase of the East African campaign which was ultimately to last until after the Armistice in November 1918.
The battle of Tanga was to be the bloody beginning of a long and bitterly fought campaign in tropical Africa conceived as part of a wider plan to conquer Germany’s East African empire and ensure British maritime superiority in the Indian Ocean.
www.ntz.info /gen/b00720.html   (141 words)

The author was Governor of the Gold Coast from 1912 to 1919, and this account of the exploits of the Gold Coast Regiment is regarded as a classic; it combines a regimental history wih a study of warfare in the bush.
The period it covers has not appeared in the volumes of the Official History which dealt with the campaign from 1914 to 1916 only, ending before the regiment went into action.
It is a tribute to the African rank and file who played a crucial role in that war.
www.naval-military-press.com /books/titles/7660.htm   (263 words)

 HIV/AIDS campaign launched to target East African youth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The organisation, Africans Unite Against Aids Globally (AUAAG), has teamed up with the health ministries in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania for the 'Celebrate Life' campaign and aims to import 10 'Celebrate Life' "containers" into each country by the end of the year, an AUAGG statement said.
Through the campaign, AUAAG is hoping to promote the idea that while millions are infected with the virus, in Tanzania, for example, over 80 percent of the population are HIV negative, AUAAG chairman Tiahmo Ra'uf told journalists and prospective sponsors of the event.
IRIN is a project of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.
www.irinnews.org /pnprint.asp?ReportID=1453   (454 words)

 BBC - WW2 People's War - East African Campaign - A1057547
Italian East Africa bordered both British-held Kenya and the Sudan, which was jointly controlled by Britain and Egypt; it also threatened the approaches to the Suez Canal.
In Kenya, Cunningham assembled a force of three divisions, one South African and two composed of Nigerian and Ghanaian troops under British officers.
The Italian Somali capital of Mogadishu fell on 26 February and by 5 March the enemy was routed.
www.bbc.co.uk /dna/ww2/A1057547   (886 words)

 Photographs of the Campaign in German East Africa, Royal Navy Air Service. :
A total of 239 photographs of varying sizes, contained in two modern photograph albums, one 290 x 295cm, the other 150 x 295cm, with flap-mounted photographs front and back, the larger album with all four columns full, the smaller with just one used.
The photographs mostly date from 1916 with the capture of the seaports of German East Africa, starting at Tanga and working southwards to Lindi and the border with Portuguese East Africa or the Rovuma River.
Aside from an almost perverse mania to preserve the anonymity of individuals and groups, the collection provides a well-recorded account of the compiler's service in the East African campaign.
www.maggs.com /title/MI22228.asp   (315 words)

 FW: Shoot Out Over Gazala
Bad weather and mechanical difficulties reduced the escort to a single Hurricane flown by South African Capt Ken Driver, an ace with ten kills scored against Italians in the East African campaign.
the Maryland is in hex 3007, speed 4.0, altitude 4.0, headed east in level flight.
The Allies win if the Maryland exits the east edge of the map in controlled flight or if the Bf-109 is shot down.
uncleted.jinak.cz /sGazala.htm   (381 words)

 AEGiS-AFP News: EAfrica-AIDS: East African countries launch joint AIDS awareness campaign - September 4, 2002
At the launch ceremony for the campaign Tanzania's deputy minister for health, Hussein Ali Mwinyi called for a concerted collective effort to save millions of lives in the region.
Uganda is the only country in sub-Saharan Africa where a decline in the rate of AIDS infections has been observed.
Musical events will be used in the campaign to highlight the dangers posed by the AIDS pandemic to the region's people.
www.aegis.com /news/afp/2002/AF020909.html   (442 words)

 Safari Press Inc. :: African Hunting :: KWAHERI! Books on Big Game Hunting   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Robert von Reitnauer was born on Christmas Day in 1933 on a farm in Mufindi, in the Tukuyu Highlands of the British Territory of Tanganyika, formerly German East Africa.
His father, a German who had fought in the East African campaign of World War I, returned to East Africa from Germany in 1926 to forge a life for his family in the splendor of that isolated wilderness.
But the reverberations from the drumbeats of Hitler's war were soon felt even in the remote highlands of East Africa, and Robert and his family were caught up in the maelstrom of anti-German rage.
www.safaripress.com /product.php?productid=5980   (304 words)

 Campaign Rules   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
There are no real 'rules' that I use to master the Atrilian campaign.
LOGIC and the WHIM of the referee are usually enough for most actions like raising tax, building roads, troop movements, manufacturing weapons for an army, travel, and similar actions.
I've written a program to generate weather for the campaign but, given the setting, the weather's usually 'sunny'.
www.basicrps.com /atrilia/en/pbem/holorule.htm   (200 words)

 East African Mutinies & Zanzibar revolution
Note: No battle honours or campaign medal clasps were awarded.
Instituted 19 January 1923 for Army and RAF service other than adjacent frontiers of India, and East, West and Central Africa.
The medal was never issued without a bar (sixteen bars total issued).
www.regiments.org /wars/20thcent/64eafric.htm   (310 words)

 Alibris: Browse Books by ISBN
0358443041: East African experiences, 1916, from the diary of a South African infantryman in the German East African campaign
0358449317: East African mammals : an atlas of evolution in Africa.
0358557616: East Bay and Eden; sermons on the drama of redemption to a contemporary congregation
www.alibris.com /books/isbns/4414   (826 words)

 <Reading List>   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Africans and African Americans in World War I
The Gold Cost Regiment in the East African Campaign
Millitary Operations, East Africa - Vol 1 - by Charles Hordern
www.3dpublishing.com /crgibbs/readlist.htm   (83 words)

 British Colonial Artillery Regiments
In additiona various West African Light Batteries served in the East African Campaign 1940-1 in 11 and 12 African Divs.
In addition various East African Light Batteries served in the East African Campaign 1940-1 in 11 and 12 African Divs.
S Rhodesian Lt Bty formed 6/39 in S Rhodesia as a training unit, provide draft to 3 RHA and Rhodesian units.
members.tripod.com /~nigelef/colregt.htm   (127 words)

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