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Which of the colonial powers brought the dreadful disease of Rinderpest to Africa ?
(A) Spain
(B) France
(C) Germany
(D) Italy

Answer

Answer: D

Italy brought the dreadful disease of Rinderpest to Africa. Therewas a large scale infection in Africa that caused major changes to animal life.Rinderpest entered in 1887 at Massawa from Indian cattle for the Italian army.Rinderpest swept from the Horn of Africa west to the Atlantic and south to the Capeof Good Hope. Ethiopia lost 95% of their cattle and most of the humanpopulation starved to death.

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