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The African Question.


London, June 17 and 18. 1 The agreement between England and Germany over the East African I question has been signed, and it ■ turns out ' that the forecast published* by. " The Times " was correct. Germany i touches Congo frontier from Lake Tanganiyika to the -! first degree of south latitude. Zanzibar cedss the ■ Sovereign rights of the East Coast to Germany and England, while the latter cedes Heligoland to Germany. Germany receives free transit to Lake Nyassa and the Congo, and surrenders the coast line from Vitu to Juba, leaving England without a competitor, except Italy, to the borders of Egypt. It has been stipulated that residents in Heligoland shall be free from conscription, and the customs duties shall not be altered for twenty years. The English and German Press generally applaud the settlement of the East African difficulty. ] The Emperor is represented as being } delighted at the cession of IJeliogoland. j

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The African Question., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2445, 19 June 1890

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The African Question. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2445, 19 June 1890

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