Untold story of African ‘Tenga Tenga’ in WWI

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February 22, 2021 - 3:06am

Critical Commentary

This article features a group of people that are very entangled with Askari soldiers. The Tenga Tenga. Tenga Tenga were hired as carriers and served a important role in the logistics of colonial troops. 

Cite as

Anonymous, "Untold story of African ‘Tenga Tenga’ in WWI", contributed by Mary Mbewe and Jakob Kistenbruegge, Center for Ethnography, Platform for Experimental Collaborative Ethnography, last modified 22 February 2021, accessed 18 January 2022.