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A Short History of Africa’s Liberation

After World War II the process of decolonization of the African continent gathered momentum as African countries began to strive for more political rights and independence. In some parts of the continent, colonial powers reluctantly, and grudgingly, relinquished power as the African people moved against the recalcitrant colonial regimes. Between 1945 and 1965 a significant number of African countries gained independence from European colonial

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Freedom Day: The Birth of South Africa’s Liberation

A TRIP DOWN MEMORY LANE… Freedom day celebrates a milestone in South Africa’s history. It came about after political leader Nelson Mandela—together with the people of South Africa, who were fighting for liberation from the chains of the Apartheid era—won the fight against the discriminatory ruling minority and ushered in a new era. The blood, sweat, and tears of those freedom fighters claimed 27

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