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On this day in Africa and the world
Check out what happened in history on this day, who was born and much more! AFRICA 1949 (Malawi) - Joyce Hilda Banda (née Mtila) was born on the 12th of April 1949. A Malawian politician who was the President of Malawi, She is the founder and leader of the People's Party, created in 2011. An educator and grassroots women's rights activist,...
On this day in Africa and the world
Check out what happened in history on this day, who was born and much more! AFRICA 2012 (Malawi) - Malawi's President Joyce Banda unveiled a shake-up of top officials charged with government finances and media, purging loyalists of the late leader Bingu wa Mutharika. THE WORLD 1512 - The forces of the Holy League are heavily defeated by the French at the Battle...
On this day in Africa and the world
Check out what happened in history on this day, who was born and much more! AFRICA  2012 (Malawi) - Malawian constitutional crisis occurred after senior members of the Democratic Progressive Party-led cabinet failed to notify the public of the death of the sitting president, Bingu wa Mutharika on April 5. Instead, cabinet ministers held a series of meetings in Lilongwe, Malawi without...
On this day in Africa and the world
Check out what happened in history on this day, who was born and much more! AFRICA  1960 (Senegal) - Independence from France 1997 (DRC) -  Rebel forces captured Mbuji-Mayi, capital of Eastern Kasai province and home of Zaire’s diamond industry. Departing government troops looted the city and 100 people were killed in clashes between the retreating soldiers 2006 (DRC) -  Human Rights Watch said tens of...
On this day in Africa and the world
Check out what happened in history on this day, who was born and much more! AFRICA  2009(Malawi) -  A Malawi judge rejected Madonna's request to adopt a second child from Malawi even though the country's child welfare minister had supported Madonna's application to raise the 3-year-old girl. 2003(DRC) - In northeastern Congo 966 people were killed in attacks by armed militants on villages in Ituri province....
On this day in Africa and the world
Check out what happened in history on this day, who was born and much more! AFRICA 1990 (Malawi) -  The southern African Development Coordination Conference (SADCC) was established by 9 countries with the Lusaka declaration (Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe). The main aim was coordinating development projects in order to lessen economic dependence on apartheid South Africa....
On this day in Africa and the world
Check out what happened in history on this day, who was born and much more! AFRICA   2012 (Malawi) - The IMF again pressured impoverished Malawi to devalue its currency, which is trading on the black market at nearly double the official exchange rate. 1995 (TANZANIA) -  Tens of thousands of Rwandan refugees, fleeing violence in Burundi, began a two-day trek to sanctuary in Tanzania. 1999 (TANZANIA)...
On this day in Africa and the world
Check out what happened in history on this day, who was born and much more. AFRICA 1957 (Malawi) - Independence from Britain Tanzania 2005 (DRC) - An international human rights group said militiamen and renegade soldier have raped and beaten tens of thousands of woman and young girls in eastern Congo, and nearly all the crimes have gone unpublished by the country...
On this day in Africa and the world
Check out what happened in history on this day, who was born and much more! AFRICA 1957 (Malawi) - Independence from Britain 2003 (DRC) - The Congolese government and rebels have agreed in Pretoria to meld their armed forces into a new national army in a bid to end a 4 ½-year civil war and reunify the vast central African nation. 2007 (DRC) -...

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