Anglo-German Rivalry and Krepi Politics, 1886-1894

  title={Anglo-German Rivalry and Krepi Politics, 1886-1894},
  author={David barrister Brown},
In 1884 the German colony of Togo had been established on the coastal areas east of Anlo, and by 1886 the colonial government was making moves to extend its control inland and towards the River Volta. The direction of this expansionism was dictated largely by the desire to gain access to the north-south trade which had developed, especially since 1874, along the route from Salaga, through Krepi,2 to the coast. Since however most of the southern end of this trade was within the areas then under… CONTINUE READING