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In German East Africa (Burundi, Rwanda, and Ta…

In German East Africa (Burundi, Rwanda, and Tanzania) during World War I, soldiers painted this pony to resemble one of the local zebras so it could be tethered in the open without being shot. The Imperial War Museum adds, “Two white ponies behind anxiously await their makeovers.”

Queen Kankazi, the Mother of King Matura III R…

Queen Kankazi, the Mother of King Matura III Rudahigwa of Rwanda, 1930

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