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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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Pixley ka Isaka Seme Life Timeline 1881 1 October, Pixley ka Isaka Seme is born in Natal. 1906 Seme presents his ...read more
Photograph of a Khoisan lady. Source: unknown 1300-1599 c.1300-c.1500 The Khoisan are established as the dominant ...read more
The student movement Rhodes Must Fall (#RhodesMustFall, #RMF) garnered much media attention in March of 2015, after ...read more
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After the advent of democratic rule in 1994, the newly elected ANC led government was faced with the task of dealing ...read more
1919 Formation of the Industrial and Commercial Workers Union of Africa (ICU). 1924 Introduction of Industrial ...read more
1869 April, Kasturba Kapadia is born in Porbandar, in present-day Gujarat. 1876 Kasturba Kapadia and Mohandas ...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
1940s The oldest Human Immunodeficiency Virus-2 (HIV-2) jumps from animals to humans, according to a Washington-based ...read more
1976 According to the government-appointed Cillie Commission of Enquiry 575 people died. Police action resulted in 451 ...read more

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