British East Africa

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the former British territories of eastern Africa, including Kenya, Tanganyika, Uganda, and Zanzibar

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So when conservationist Roosevelt arrived in British East Africa in April 1909, Alfred was given the job of looking after the ex-President's hunting expedition.
The period covered extends between 1888 and 1905, when control of British East Africa passed from the Foreign Office to the Colonial Office.
The Crown Protectorate of British East Africa, dating from 1895, is an illustrative case.
Father Merrin, the elderly demon- dispatcher seen in William Friedkin's hit 1973 ``Exorcist,'' first encounters satanic spirit Pazuzu at an archaeological dig in late 1940s British East Africa.
The British East Africa Disabled Officers Colony was given 25,000 acres of 'surplus' land near Kericho, Kenya.
50 YEARS AGO: Dudley Zoological Society has commissioned an animal and bird collector to bring back a consignment from British East Africa.
She had been in Kampala giving art lessons at her home since 1929 and went on to become one of the most famous art educators in British East Africa.
He might have joined the 'Milner Kindergarten' with likeminded imperialists in South Africa had he not chanced on reports of timber resources in the British East Africa protectorates.
Although the first brewery to produce European-style bottled beer was established in Dar es Salaam in 1907, exporting to British East Africa in 1910, it ceased production in the First World War and was never revived.
Great Britain pressed its naval and military advantage and secured Egypt, part of Sudan, Somaliland, British East Africa (Uganda and Kenya), most of southern Africa including South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe (Rhodesia), Botswana, Malawi and significant areas of West Africa especially Nigeria, Ghana (Gold Coast), Sierra Leone and The Gambia.
William C ( 'Bill') Judd was one of the original white hunters in British East Africa in 1900, and after several narrow escapes from dangerous situations, bought a .
Two Tsavo lions are famous for killing and eating as many as 135 railway workers in 1898-1899, halting the construction of a railroad across British East Africa.
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