Carl Peters (27 September 1856 – 10 September 1918), was a German colonial ruler, explorer, politician and author and a major promoter of the establishment of the German colony of East Africa (part of the modern republic Tanzania).
Why did Carl Peters come to Eastern Africa?
Peters served as director of German East Africa until 1888, during which time he developed a reputation for brutality in his dealings with Africans. In the next year he returned to Africa in order to try to prevent what was to become Uganda and Kenya from falling into British hands.
Who was the founder of German East Africa Company?
1893–1895: Friedrich von Schele.
Which agreement gave Uganda to the British?
The Uganda Agreement of 1900
|Uganda Kingdom Officials, 1890s|
|Signed||March 10, 1900|
|Negotiators||Alfred Robert Tucker|
|Signatories||H.H. Johnston, Apollo Kagwa, Stanislaus Mugwanya, Mbogo Noho, Zakaria Kizito|
|Parties||Kingdom of Uganda and England|
Do any African countries speak German?
So the only African country which ‘speaks German’ in any real sense seems to be Namibia.
Why did company administration failed in East Africa?
Answer Text: Why IBEA Company rule had failed by 1895. a) The region lacked strategic natural resources for export thus making the IBEACO, a trading company, to operate at a loss and narrow its revenue base. … The company had spent the little funds available in the construction of fortified trading stations.