German Africa


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Ger′man Af′rica


n.
the former German colonies in Africa, comprising German East Africa, German Southwest Africa, Cameroons, and Togoland.
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figure By BRIAN OKINDA Tanzanian conservationist Gerald Bigurube was awarded this year's German Africa Award.Mr Bigurube, who is the Frankfurt Zoological Society (FZS) Tanzania Country Director, was presented with the prize, alongside Malagasy activist-cum-environmentalist, Clovis Razafimalala in Berlin, German.
He was subsequently awarded the German Africa Literary prize for freedom of expression in 2001 ("Chenjerai Hove is dead").
Commenting on the peace and security of many African states before the European Berlin Conference in 1885, which sliced up Africa like a cake and divided her into "British Africa", "Belgian Africa", "Spanish Africa", "French Africa", "German Africa", Portuguese Africa," and "Italian Africa" (leaving nothing for Africans except Ethiopia); the renowned British journalist and author of Old Africa Rediscovered, Basil Davidson, wrote: Africa welcomed all human beings.
The first was kept by an anonymous soldier of the 201st Panzer Regiment, who fought at the turning-point battle of Stalingrad, and the second was penned by Rolf Krengel of the of the German Africa Corps and recounts campaigns in North Africa.
It commemorates the great Second World War battle in which Field Marshall Bernard Montgomery and the Eighth Army defeated Erwin Rommel, the commander of the German Africa Korps, and his troops in the autumn of 1942.
In thematically related essays, Arne Perras traces the continuities that linked conservative colonial agitation in the Bismarckian and Wilhelmine eras, while Nils Oie Oermann examines gaps between the theory and application of law in German Africa. His conclusion that colonial authorities applied the law pragmatically in order to minimize difficulties in the exploitation of the "political, economic and military operation" that was South-West Africa has been confirmed in recent studies by Daniel Walther and, especially, Jurgen Zimmerer (p.
In an echo of today's dire troubles, his truck had been stoned in Iraq and later he had been wounded and come close to being taken prisoner by the German Africa Corps.
From a land-bound bridge of a ship, you can watch some amazing film footage of ships embarking passengers at Landungsbrucken for North and South America, German Africa, and the Far East.
An obvious propagandist element clouded the views of the Anti-Slavery Society and is evident in stereotypical coverage of slave labour markets in Muslim lands such as Persia, Morocco, Zanzibar, Egypt or in Portuguese and German Africa.
Erwin Rommel, the German field marshall in World War II, was, we are always told, given the nickname the Desert Fox because of his wily tactics while in command of the German Africa Corps in Libya.
Became a fine pianist, was the head of the Deutsche Afrika Schau (German Africa Show) which was supported financially by the German Foreign Office.
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