In the late 19th century, Rwanda and Burundi were occupied by Germany and compiled with some countries in the Great Lake area. This place is linked together with German East Africa, but very many Germans stationed.
In 1916, in 1916, this area was occupied by the army of the Congo, Belgium. Thereafter, the Treaty of Versailles divided the German East Africa: a large part of the Tanica, England; the most weighted part is taken over Belgium. In 1924, the International Alliance authorized Belgium to take over these two regions, which is called Rwanda-Uron.