british east africa history
British East Africa. In 1890 and 1894 British protectorates were established over the sultanate of Zanzibar and the kingdom of Buganda (Uganda), respectively, and in 1895 the company’s territory in Kenya was transferred to the crown as the East Africa Protectorate (after 1920, the Kenya Colony and the Kenya Protectorate).
In Kenya: The East Africa Protectorate. During the early years, the new administration largely focused on asserting authority over the territory. Along the coast, the ruling Mazrui family, which had emigrated from Oman by or in the 17th century and came…
East African Protectorate: 1895-1920. The early years of the protectorate include several developments of significance in Kenya’s subsequent history. One is the decision to encourage settlement in Kenya’s temperate highlands by farmers of European origin (this prosperous region subsequently becomes known as the White Highlands).
Feb 11, 2008 · The colonial history of Kenya/ British East Africa. In 1885 Kenya’s history as a colony began. It became a German protectorate until the Germans gave the area to the Imperial British East Africa Company also working with permission from the sultan of Zanzibar in 1888. Kenya was now part of British East Africa.
British East Africa (Twilight of a New Era) British East Africa ( BEA) is a colony of the Imperial Commonwealth Federation (former British Empire) in East Africa. It consists of the former British possessions of Tanganyika Territory, Colony and Protectorate of Kenya and Protectorate of Uganda. In the 1930s South Sudan was incorporated into BEA.
The East Africa Protectorate: 1895-1920. The British government dissolved IBEAC and on July 1, 1895 it proclaimed a protectorate over the region, and the administration transferred to the Foreign Office. The region called British East Africa was renamed the East Africa Protectorate.
The Imperial British East Africa Company (IBEAC) was the administrator of British East Africa, which was the forerunner of the East Africa Protectorate, later Kenya. The IBEAC was a commercial association founded to develop African trade in the areas controlled by the British colonial power.
Founded: London, United Kingdom (18 April 1888)