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Kenya's Tsavo National Park to sell World War battlefield as a package - 8 months ago, 19 June 15:45

By: Business Daily

Kenya's Tsavo National Park is set to use the First World War battlefield as a specialised package to attract tourists.

The package will include touring war zones at Mwashoti Hill, southern Kenya, where British forces had established their fort and cemeteries for Germans and British soldiers.

Tourists will also visit the Voi-Taveta railway, which the Britons built to fight the German soldiers at Salaita Hill and a building in Taveta where the first shot was fired to at the start of the First World War.

Kenya is more known for beach and bush safaris where domestic and international tourists visit parks and the Coast.

The First World War, which started in 1918 mainly involved German and British forces. It resulted in deaths of at least two million Africans. The war was the longest in East Africa and mostly took place inside the expansive Tsavo National Park.

Despite the evident scars of the battle, Africans who ...
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