The economic links between Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika
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This paper has been written as a chapter for Vol.3 of the Oxford History of East Africa. It begins by describing the links between Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika which provided them with a common market, a common monetary system and a number of common services including the railways, the post office and a number of research institutes. It then goes on to examine why Uganda and Tanganyika became increasingly dissatisfied during the 1950's with the way in which, these links were operating, and examines the evidence for the allegation that both the common market and the various common services were operating more to the advantage of Kenya than of the other two. Finally It describes the steps taken prior to Independence to reconstitute the links so as to make them more acceptable to all concerned.