Q] How did the cheifs benefited from the colonial government?
1]the chiefs appointed by the colonial government often accumulated wealth over time
2] they had a regular income with which they could buy animals, goods and lands
3] they lent money to poor neighbours who needed cash to pay taxes
4]many of them began living in towns and become involved in trade
5]their wives and children Stayed Back in the villages to look after the animals
6] these cheifs managed to survive the devastations of War And drought.
7] they had both pastoral and non pastoral income and could buy animals when there stock was depleted