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  1. MISSIONARIES IN AFRICA EARLY MISSIONARIES ACTIVIES GREATLY CHALLENGED

  2. EVANGELICAL & STOPING SLAVE TRADE • ACTIVITIES IN EAST, WEST,CENTRAL AND SOUTH AFRICA, • 19 CENTURY MISSIONS-CHURCH MISSIONARY SOCIETY CMS ,LONDON MISSIONARY SOCIETY-LMS,HOLY GHOST FATHERS,&UNIVERSITIES MISSION TO CENTRAL AFRICA • MANY MISSIONS WERE FROM BRITAIN,FRANCE,GERMANY,AMERICA & HOLLAND

  3. EARLY MISSIONARIES • GERMANS –KRAPF &REBMANN-EAST AFRICA T • DAVID LIVINGSTON- CENTRAL AFRICA-NDEBELE • SPEAK & GRANT • SUCESSFUL AREAS- SIERRA LEONE, LIBERIA,CAPE COAST ,BUGANDA, KONGO, • CHALLENGED BY ISLAM AT EAST COAST, WEST AFRICA & NORTH AFRICA • CHALLENGED BY TRADITIONAL RELIGION & RULERS IN VARIOUS REGIONS &CLIMATE

  4. RESULTS OF MISSIONARY ACTIVITIES • 1 POSITIVE CONTRIBUTION • EDUCATION – BUILT MANY MISSION SCHOOLS • TAUGHT THR 3 RS,HYGINE,&SKILLS • 2 HEALTH –BUILT MANY HOSPITALS –Dr MOFFAT WORK IN CENTRAL AFRICA • 3-RELIGION –CONVERTED MANY AFRICANS AND TRAINED EARLY CLERGY e.g. BISHOP ADJAI CROWTHER

  5. POSITIVE CONTRIBUTIONS 4 POLITICAL- PROTECTED AFRICAN INTEREST,REPRESENTED AFRICANS IN THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL e.g. ARCH DECON OWEN IN KENYA 5 HELPED STOP BAD CULTURES & STOPPING OF SLAVE TRADE 6 ECONOMICS – HELPED TO TRAIN IN SKILLS, eg CAPENTRY, GOOD ANIMAL HUSBANDRY,AGRICULTURE –NEW CROPS

  6. NEGATIVE CONTRIBUTIONS 1 AFRICANS VIEWED AS BARBARIC&INFERIOR 2 CONVERSION TO FAITH-CONDITIONAL 3 DESTRUCTION OF AFRICAN CULTURE & LOSE OF LAND TO BUILD MISSION CENTERS 4 DIVISION AMONG THE AFRICANS ALONG VARIOUS DENOMINATIONS e.g. RELIGIOUS WARS IN BUGANDA BET WA-FARANZA= FRENCH CATHOLICS& WA-INGELEZA =BRITISH PROTESTANTS & POLITICAL ACTIVITIES