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West Kilimanjaro Country Club?

Offline Devin

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West Kilimanjaro Country Club?
« on: 23 January, 2011, 18:22 »
I've come across a reference to a 'West Kilimanjaro Country Club', but am not sure about it. Anyone able to tell me if such a place exists/existed, and its history? Of particular interest to me is a speech apparently made at this Club by Julius Nyerere addressing European farmers before Independence. Anyone able to throw any light on that too? Thanks.

Offline Hugh

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Re: West Kilimanjaro Country Club?
« Reply #1 on: 02 December, 2012, 12:31 »
West Kili Country Club certainly did exist, though I can't tell you about the speech made by Nyerere as I was only there in 65. The club was used mainly by the farming community, and we used to meet up there most weekends ofr a drink or a games of tennis.

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Re: West Kilimanjaro Country Club?
« Reply #2 on: 20 January, 2013, 20:20 »
I managed Poverty Gulch for a short time. It was a wheat farm on the north side of Kilimanjaro, owned by Kibo Coffee Estate. Early 1964 I attended a New Years Eve celebration at a local club must have been West Kilimanjaro. I remember vet Mike Innes. Gerald