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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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1948 26 May, DF Malan's National Party government follows up its election victory with the introduction of ...read more
Late Pleistocene (Early and Middle Stone Age)                    800 ...read more
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The 1980s witnessed a convergence of forces in the trade union movement as they formed themselves under an umbrella ...read more
1928 December 26, Derrick John McBride, Robert McBride's father, is born in his parent's home in Rockey Street ...read more
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1600s In the Dutch colonial era, from the 17th century on, indigenous tribes people and slaves imported from the east ...read more
The Portuguese begin mapping and exploring the South African coastline and basic trading takes place between the ...read more
The University of Pretoria (UP) opened in 1908 as a new department of the Transvaal University College (T.U.C). In 1930 ...read more
1799-1802 Khoi-San rise up in an unsuccessful but protracted rebellion in the eastern districts of the Cape in what ...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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