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Belgium annexes the Congo Free State

Saturday, 17 October 1908
The central African region in which the Congo (now Democratic Republic of the Congo) lies has been pervaded by conflict and instability. This can be traced back to the early 19th century, when European powers competed for territory and resources in Africa. ..
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The history of white colonial land dispossession dates back to the expansion of the Dutch colonial settlement in the ...read more
Late Pleistocene (Early and Middle Stone Age)                    800 ...read more

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