Tagged: Great War in Africa



Donkeys have recently been popping up on my radar and it’s not just to do with Christmas nativity stories. Within a month (Dec 2017/Jan 2018)… John Samson’s A donkey called Oddsock arrived in my...


Lake Tanganyika in World War 1

If anyone knows anything about World War 1 in Africa, there is a good chance they’ll tell you about the two boats which were taken overland from Cape Town to Lake Tanganyika by the...


Fate of the Prisoners

The translation into English of this report contributes to furthering the understanding of what happened in East Africa during the Great War. Its contents were first published in 1919 by the Belgian Ministry of Colonies...