From: SAMHS Newsletter 432 - June 2015
TUESDAY, 14 July 2015: GUERRILLAS OF TSAVO: WW1 IN BRITISH EAST AFRICA, AUGUST 1914 – MARCH 1916 by Mr James Willson
Our speaker is a man of many talents: Battlefield guide, historian, and author, as well as a retired hotelier with wide experience in the Kenyan hospitality and tourism industry. Mr Willson will be on visit to South Africa and has graciously offered to share with the Cape Town Branch of the South African Military History Society his research and experiences on the WWI campaign in British East Africa. He has over the course of thirty years in some detail researched the East African Campaign within the time-frame of events/operations between 1914 and 1916.
Guerrillas of Tsavo Author and Guide, James G. Willson, will be in Cape Town speaking at the Great War in Africa Conference in Stellenbosch as well Guest Speaker at the South African Military History Society - Cape Town Branch on the 14th July 2015
By Raphael Mwadimea - The Star Newspaper
Kenya Wildlife Service ranger is nursing head injuries following a lion attack at the Maneaters in Tsavo on Monday night.
Taita Taveta police commander Richard Bitonga said the officers were guarding a tent at the landing site for President Uhuru Kenyatta during his inspection tour of the Standard Gauge Railway.
“The officers were guarding the tent on Monday night when one of the KWS rangers was attacked by a lion. The officer sustained head injuries,” Bitonga told the Star on the phone yesterday.
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Planned Events coming soon:
September 2015 - Darnell's Commemoration
October 2015 - First Flight in Kenya
11 November 2015 - Remembrance Day