He appears to have been harshly treated by the British East Africa authorities. Doubtless much that he did was grossly misrepresented to them by more or less interested parties. He certainly did yeom'an's service to the colony in its early days by opening up an unknown and hostile country which lay right on the border land of the Uganda Railway, at that time in course of construction. His energetic action enabled the coolies on the line to work safe from many hostile attacks. =he supplied them with the food without which they would have starved - all for a very small reward, and at great personal risk to himself. But the love of adventure was in him, and such people do not work for profit alone. The life itself brings its own reward.
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Author(s) - John Boyes
Published Date - August 22 2019
ISBN - 9780265303238
Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 2.2 cm
Page Count - 360
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