The article deals with the early history of the uprising in the Matumbi hills. The author discusses some of the causes for the uprising, which in his opinion included the effects of the distribution of "water magic", a good harvest and the preparation of great quantities of millet beer. He also names the first victims of the uprising and how their death came about.
III. Further Remarks
This was the first article on the uprising in the Deutsch-Ostafrikanische Zeitung. It was primarily based on private information. The author believed that the uprising had already come to an end.
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