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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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1856-1910 Masters and Servants Acts of 1856 These Acts, which had been passed between 1856 and 1904 in the four ...read more
2000 Speaks out against AIDS at the 13th International AIDS Conference Commended for his facilitation of Burundi/ ...read more
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1924 5 December, Robert Mangaliso Sobukhwe is born in Graaff-Reinet a town in the Cape Province. 1940 Sobukwe enrols ...read more
1 January Battle of Artois and Champagne in France begins. 31 January 1915 The German Army makes use of poison gas for ...read more
1768 Industrial Revolution: Hargreaves perfects his spinning jenny. 1769     Industrial Revolution ...read more
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100 000 BC Humans begin to migrate from Africa to other parts of the world 8500 BC – 6500 BC In the Sahara ...read more
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1840s John Dube’s grandmother, Dalitha becomes the first convert of the Lindley Mission Station in Inanda. 1871 ...read more
1902 At the cessation of hostilities, Sir Alfred Milner, the former British High Commissioner and Governor of the ...read more

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