East Africa Company

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Book Of Common Prayer - Prayer Books in The Anglican Communion - Africa
... The Book Of Common Prayer in Africa is the same as the ones in other places ... Each province has its own signature which is put on the cover pages of the book as there are some words that differ from province to another ...
Overtone Singing - Africa - South Africa
... Xhosa women of South Africa have a low, rhythmic style of throat-singing called eefing that is often accompanied by call-and-response vocals ...
Gerald Portal - Mission To Uganda
... In 1892 Portal was appointed British Special Commissioner to East Africa ... setting up a British Protectorate to replace the Imperial British East Africa Company ... The British East Africa Company, which was the administrator of British East Africa (including the territory of Uganda), was becoming increasingly ineffective in its venture as a commercial company with colonial ...
German East Africa Company
... The German East Africa Company (German Deutsch-Ostafrikanische Gesellschaft) was an organization established at the start of the German colonization of East Africa ... This company, in short, was responsible for the activities in the new colony such as setting up leadership, future explorations, and the development of the region ... In 1888, the Company absorbed the bankrupt German Witu Society, which had been created to trade in the German protectorate of Wituland only a year and a half before ...

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