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Angola
1975 - Portugal

generation of civil war
Zambia
1964 - UK
Malawi
desert wasteland
Mozambique
1975 - Portugal
Zimbabwe
1980 - UK

Robert Mugawi
Botswana
1966 - UK

longest mult party democracy
Namibia
Independence from S. Africa
(formerly German then British)
South Africa
1910 - UK
Swazilizand
1966 - UK
Lesotho
1966 - UK
REpublic of Congo
1960 - France
Dem. Peoples Rep of Congo
1960 - Belgium

King Leopold
Uganda
1966 - UK
Milton Abote
Edi Amin - violently repressive, Abote back
Musevini rebel leader - current pres
Rawanda
1962 - Belgium
german before WW1
Berundi
1962 - Belgium
german before WW1
Tanzania
1964
made up of joined zanzibar and east africa
Kenya
1963 - UK
democratization sucess story - 1969-2002
Camaroon
1961
Central African REpublic
1960 - France
blood diamond problem
Madagascar
political map resemples ethnic
disputed claim over Tromelin and Cargados islands w/ Reuneon.
Mayotte
dependency of France
stayed w/ france when comoros got independence
Comoros Islands
1975 - France
Boer War
in South Africa. British pushing N and pushing Dutch Farmers up resulted in the war and gave UK full controll over SA
Bantustan Plan
Bophuthatswana seperated blacks from their homelands so they could have no political /economic success. - didnt demobilize the strength of the Zulu.
countries with internal problems
Rawanda, Berundi, Nigeria, Uganda
Senegal
French
The Gambia
UK
Guinea Bissau
1974 - Portugal
Sierra Leone
1961 - UK
founded by free slaves
civil war 1991-2002 - problems external
Liberia
founded by free US slaves 1882
1st elected woman president
Cote D'Ivoire
1960 - France
Burkina Faso
1960 - France
Ghana
1957 - UK
Lake Volta
1st colony to gain ind
Togo and Benin
1960 - France
Nigeria
1960 - UK
most populus
relegious and cultural divide between N. and S.
Morrocco
1956 - France
tried to take over western sahara
Mauritania
1960 - France
Algeria
1962 - France
bloody civil war/ colonial struggle
Mali
formally Sudanese Rebublic
coup 1991 brought democracy
Niger
France 1960
among poorest
Tunesia
1956 - France
moderate, stable
Libya
1951 - UK
Chad
1960 -France
civil war and invasions by Libya - potential for oil
Egypt
UK -1922
Eritrea
awarded to etheopia by UN, then ind struggle
Etheopia
colonized by Italy 1936-1941
Somalia
UK
(somalialand unsuccesfully tried to sucede)
Djbuti
1977 - France
Ceuta and Melill
Spain
Canary Islands
Spain