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What are the effects of missionary activities in East Africa?

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Effects of missionary activities in East Africa were;

  • Christianity became widely spread
  • Led to erosion of African cultural practices and values
  • Spread of education
  • Created job opportunities to the African elites
  • Development in Agriculture and technical skills among Africans
  • Rise of independent churches and schools
  • Led to the rise of African nationalism
  • Led to colonialism as the missionaries were the forerunners of imperialism.
  • Promoted healthcare services
  • Missionaries contributed to exploration of Africa
  • Controlled slave trade and spread o f Islam that promoted the slave trade business.
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