Sub-Saharan Africa 1916
East African Campaign
By March 1916 the Allies had conquered all of the German colonial empire except for German East Africa. That month ...
Sub-Saharan Africa 1920
Africa and the Peace Treaties
Fighting continued in East Africa for a few days after the end of World War I in Europe, until news ...
Sub-Saharan Africa 1922
League of Nations Mandates
Following the Treaty of Versailles the newly-formed League of Nations granted the victorious Allies mandates over the colonies they had ...
Sub-Saharan Africa 1962
Independence in East Africa
Tanganyika became independent of the UK in December 1961; it would merge with Zanzibar one and half years later to ...
Sub-Saharan Africa 1963
Due to political resistance from the white settler population, Kenya did not gain independence from the UK until December 1963 ...