The Dutch came to the Cape of Good Hope to establish a way station for their ships sailing between the dutch east indies and the Netherlands
in the early 1800s the British took over Cape Colony permanently.
Shaka, used highly disciplined warriors and good military organization to create a large centralized state.
The perfection of the drug quinine eventually protected Europeans from becoming infected with this disease.
European trading with Africa becomes well established
the discovery of diamonds.
suez canal opens
This is when Stanley found Dr. Livingstone.
Rhodes's De Beers Consolidated Mines is the biggest diamond company in the world today
In July however the Zulus lost the Battle of Ulundi and their kingdom.
Berlin Conference sets rule for Africa colonized.
King Cetshwayo was soon driven away and died in exile.
The Maxim Gun was created it was the first automatic machine gun.
The discovery of gold.
The Zulu nation fell to British Control.
USA acquires Philippines, annexes Hawaii.
Boer War begins in South Africa.
The Boers republics were joined into a self-governing Union of South Africa, which controlled by the British.
Only Liberia and Ethiopia remained free from European control.
Most of Africa is under European control.