BRITISH AND FRENCH ACTIVITIES IN EGYPT. British and French traders were trading with the Sudan Use of the Red Sea as a shorter route to India. French and British merchants. Looking for Ivory in the Sudan
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BRITISH AND FRENCH ACTIVITIES IN EGYPT
British and French traders were trading with the Sudan
Use of the Red Sea as a shorter route to India
Britain decided to stay and defend the Nile water wherever it may be so Sudan& Uganda have to be taken as well.
Britain's Prime minister lord Salisbury gave a go head to contain France,
Therefore General H.H. Kitchener and his Anglo-Egyptian army got ready.
The French were advancing their troops led by Captain J.P.Marchand.