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Kenya is granted independence

Thursday, 12 December 1963
Kenya gained its independence from Britain with Jomo Kenyatta as the country’s first Prime Minister. The Union Jack was replaced by the black, red and green flag of the new nation. This followed the first all inclusive elections on 27 May 1963. A year later Kenya was declared a Republic. ..
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18 February The German colony of Cameroon falls to French and British forces after 17 months of fighting. 21 February ...read more
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The nineteenth century was a period of several events whose socio-political and economic impact profoundly changed ...read more
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uMkhonto weSizwe (Spear of the Nation or MK), the armed wing of the African National Congress (ANC), was jointly formed ...read more
1931 7 October, Desmond Mpilo Tutu is born in Klerksdorp, in the then Transvaal province of South Africa. 1961 Desmond ...read more
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