Tag: Europeans in Africa

Imperial Germany’s African Queen is still servicing clients

When on December 12, MV Mutambala, a ferry operating on Lake Tanganyika sank in a storm there was little news coverage.  The disaster claimed the lives of up to 150 passengers, mostly women and children.  Strong winds and overloading are said to be the cause of the tragedy.  It is not uncommon for ships operating on Lake Tanganyika to sink, usually for the same reasons. 

The Battle of Kambula was unfairly overshadowed by the Battle of Rorke’s Drift

The movie ZULU (1964) caught the imagination of the world and inspired the courage of fighters who against all odds defeated their enemies. Although one of the lesser-known actions of the Anglo-Zulu War, the Battle of Kambula on 29th March 1879 avenged the British defeat at Isandlwana, established the superiority of the invading force and became the turning point of the war.

The Killing Fields of Africa + Free Download Book

European de-colonisation of Africa is viewed as the price paid for the transfer of power from White to Black rule. The concept of African independence was a massive deception on a par with that of the so-called Russian Revolution, which was nothing of the kind either. Both regime changes transferred power not to the masses but to a global banking and corporate elite. This is easily achieved when the ground is prepared.

Badass of the Bush Wars + Free Download Book

What is pseudo-terrorism? It is like terrorism, except, instead of being a terrorist; you just pretend to be a terrorist. That makes it much easier to kill the people you consider to be terrorists. You dress up like them. You adopt their call-signs. You lure them into ambushes. You wipe them out.

THE STIGMA ENIGMA + Free Download book

MICHAEL WALSH to date has published over 70 books and novels. Now, for the second time the acclaimed writer ventures into the world of city vigilantism. Spurred on by the success of A Leopard in Liverpool published 2018 on Amazon and lulu.com he has now had re-published The Stigma Enigma.

BLACK JACK SCHRAMME OF THE CONGO CRISIS + Free Download Book

Born in 1929, Belgian national Jean Schramme had little need to travel to the Congo Republic. As manager of a vast estate in the Belgian Congo, Schramme was already a Congo national during the Congo Crisis (1960 – 1965). The setting to his contribution was the scene of the unrest following the breakaway of mineral-rich Katanga and Kasai Provinces.