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Imperial British East Africa Company

Index Imperial British East Africa Company

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. [1]

39 relations: Berlin Conference, British subject, Busia, Kenya, Cambridge University Press, Colonialism, Dictionary of National Biography, East Africa, East Africa Protectorate, Equator, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Frederick Lugard, 1st Baron Lugard, German East Africa, James Macdonald (engineer), John Wallace Pringle, Kabaka of Buganda, Kampala Hill, Kenya, Kisumu, Lake Victoria, Latitude, List of colonial governors and administrators of Kenya, London, Longitude, Mackinnon-Sclater road, Mombasa, Oxford University Press, Public company, Queen Victoria, Royal Engineers, Royal Geographical Society, Shimoni, Sir William Mackinnon, 1st Baronet, SOAS, University of London, The Journal of Modern History, Uganda, Uganda Protectorate, Uganda Railway, Zanzibar, 39th meridian east.

Berlin Conference

The Berlin Conference of 1884–85, also known as the Congo Conference (Kongokonferenz) or West Africa Conference (Westafrika-Konferenz), regulated European colonization and trade in Africa during the New Imperialism period and coincided with Germany's sudden emergence as an imperial power.

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British subject

The term British subject has had a number of different legal meanings over time.

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Busia, Kenya

Busia is a town in Kenya.

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Cambridge University Press

Cambridge University Press (CUP) is the publishing business of the University of Cambridge.

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Colonialism

Colonialism is the policy of a polity seeking to extend or retain its authority over other people or territories, generally with the aim of developing or exploiting them to the benefit of the colonizing country and of helping the colonies modernize in terms defined by the colonizers, especially in economics, religion and health.

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Dictionary of National Biography

The Dictionary of National Biography (DNB) is a standard work of reference on notable figures from British history, published from 1885.

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East Africa

East Africa or Eastern Africa is the eastern region of the African continent, variably defined by geography.

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East Africa Protectorate

East Africa Protectorate (also known as British East Africa) was an area in the African Great Lakes occupying roughly the same terrain as present-day Kenya (approximately) from the Indian Ocean inland to Uganda and the Great Rift Valley.

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Equator

An equator of a rotating spheroid (such as a planet) is its zeroth circle of latitude (parallel).

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Foreign and Commonwealth Office

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), commonly called the Foreign Office, is a department of the Government of the United Kingdom.

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Frederick Lugard, 1st Baron Lugard

Frederick John Dealtry Lugard, 1st Baron Lugard (22 January 1858 – 11 April 1945), known as Sir Frederick Lugard between 1901 and 1928, was a British soldier, mercenary, explorer of Africa and colonial administrator.

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German East Africa

German East Africa (Deutsch-Ostafrika) (GEA) was a German colony in the African Great Lakes region, which included present-day Burundi, Rwanda, and the mainland part of Tanzania.

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James Macdonald (engineer)

Sir James Ronald Leslie Macdonald, KCSI, KCIE, CB (8 February 1862 – 27 June 1927) was a Scottish engineer, explorer and cartographer.

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John Wallace Pringle

Colonel Sir John Wallace Pringle, CB, FRGS (1863 – 16 July 1938) was Chief Inspecting Officer of the Railways Inspectorate of the Ministry of Transport from 1916 to 1929.

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Kabaka of Buganda

Kabaka is the title of the king of the Kingdom of Buganda.

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Kampala Hill

Kampala Hill, commonly referred to as Old Kampala, is a hill in the center of Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city.

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Kenya

Kenya, officially the Republic of Kenya, is a country in Africa with its capital and largest city in Nairobi.

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Kisumu

Kisumu, officially known as Kisumu City (and formerly Port Florence), is the Kenyan inland port city on Lake Victoria and the capital city of Kisumu County, Kenya.

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Lake Victoria

Lake Victoria (Nam Lolwe in Luo; Nalubaale in Luganda; Nyanza in Kinyarwanda and some Bantu languages) is one of the African Great Lakes.

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Latitude

In geography, latitude is a geographic coordinate that specifies the north–south position of a point on the Earth's surface.

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List of colonial governors and administrators of Kenya

This page contains a list of chairmen, administrators, commissioners and governors of British colonial Kenya.

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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Longitude

Longitude, is a geographic coordinate that specifies the east-west position of a point on the Earth's surface.

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Mackinnon-Sclater road

The Mackinnon-Sclater road was a ox cart track from Mombasa to Busia in Kenya started in 1890 by the British East Africa Company (IBEAC).

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Mombasa

Mombasa is a city on the coast of Kenya.

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Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.

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Public company

A public company, publicly traded company, publicly held company, publicly listed company, or public corporation is a corporation whose ownership is dispersed among the general public in many shares of stock which are freely traded on a stock exchange or in over the counter markets.

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Queen Victoria

Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death.

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Royal Engineers

The Corps of Royal Engineers, usually just called the Royal Engineers (RE), and commonly known as the Sappers, is one of the corps of the British Army.

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Royal Geographical Society

The Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers) is the UK's learned society and professional body for geography, founded in 1830 for the advancement of geographical sciences.

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Shimoni

Shimoni is a port village and tourist destination in southeastern Kenya near the border with Tanzania and directly across from Wasini Island.

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Sir William Mackinnon, 1st Baronet

Sir William Mackinnon, 1st Baronet CIE (13 March 1823 – 22 June 1893) was a Scottish ship-owner and businessman who built up substantial commercial interests in India and East Africa.

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SOAS, University of London

SOAS University of London (the School of Oriental and African Studies), is a public research university in London, England, and a constituent college of the federal University of London.

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The Journal of Modern History

The Journal of Modern History is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal covering European intellectual, political, and cultural history, published by the University of Chicago Press in cooperation with the Modern European History Section of the American Historical Association.

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Uganda

Uganda, officially the Republic of Uganda (Jamhuri ya Uganda), is a landlocked country in East Africa.

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Uganda Protectorate

The British Protectorate of Uganda was a protectorate of the British Empire from 1894 to 1962.

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Uganda Railway

Mainly built to serve as a transport system of carrying goods such as minerals from interior Uganda and the Magadi section in Kenya, the once famous railway also faced some drawbacks to its completion.

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Zanzibar

Zanzibar is a semi-autonomous region of Tanzania.

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39th meridian east

The meridian 39° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Europe, Asia, Africa, the Indian Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Imperial_British_East_Africa_Company

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