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Moïse Kapenda Tshombe refuses to end the Katanga secession

Thursday, 22 June 1961
 Moïse Kapenda Tshombe, finally released from prison by Mobutu Sese Seko refused to end the Katanga secession. On 23 December 1961 he led the Congo province of Katanga into secession following the independence of Congo in June 1960 from Belgium. ..
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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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1970 11 June, It is announced that Security Police have arrested the leader of the Soweto Students’ ...read more
8985 BCE                              The ...read more

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