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Tanzania: Truth Knowledge And The History Of This Great Nation

(THIS ARTICLE IS COURTESY OF THE CIA FACT BOOK)

Tanzania

Introduction Shortly after achieving independence from Britain in the early 1960s, Tanganyika and Zanzibar merged to form the nation of Tanzania in 1964. 3,604 more words

History

King Mkwawa and the First German Colonial Forces' Defeat in Africa

Have you ever heard about the German Schutztruppe‘s first stinging defeat in Africa? Have you ever heard about the African Chief whose skull was part of the… 730 more words

Great Moments

eC2: FEASIBILITY STUDY FOR LAKE TANGANYIKA PORT ACCESS AND SAFETY OF NAVIGATION IMPROVEMENTS UNDER VARYING LAKE LEVELS

Deadline:  15-Mar-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

Objective:  The main objectives of this assignment are to: (i) Undertake the necessary data collection and charting including bathymetric, geotechnical and hydrodynamic studies, in the defined ports and entrance channels, (ii) Conduct a feasibility study to identify the optimal dredging level for the participating Lake Tanganyika ports and key shipping routes in light of, infrastructure condition, current and future traffic projections, and lake level fluctuations resulting from natural variability and future climatic changes. 119 more words

Tenders

Zanzibar and Tanzania #330 (1965)

In my collection titled “Stamps From (Almost) Everywhere” (SFAEW), I usually count separate stamp-issuing entities based upon the inscriptions upon the stamps themselves (however, I’m still not sure whether to divide my stamps inscribed… 1,468 more words

Stamp Issuers

The Nihon Flower Company in Tanganyika

Japan was one of the later participants in the New Imperialist movement, meaning that she failed to acquire possessions that many other colonial powers had. Though the Japanese gained Taiwan in 1895, Korea in 1910 and Manchukuo in the 1930s, Japan was too late to acquire possessions in resource-rich Africa, or the bountiful archipelagos of Southeast Asia. 2,944 more words

Africa

Mount Kilimanjaro

It’s a “random stamp” day and I chose this 1935 issue from the combined entity of Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika portraying Mount Kilimanjaro. Back in my younger days when I dreamt of becoming a mountaineer, I thought that Kilimanjaro would be the easiest of the continental highest peaks (the “Seven Summits”) to climb. 1,950 more words

Africa

Sunday Stamps II A-Z 'T' Tanganyika, Togo, Turkey.

No links to Rhodesia this week, but I have at least started with a territory in East Africa administered by the UK from 1916 to 9 December 1961 when it became the independent state of –  139 more words

Postage Stamps