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Malawi cancels independence celebrations over virus spike

Malawi’s president Lazarus Chakwera on Sunday called off planned independence celebrations and drastically scaled back on his inauguration ceremony following a spike in coronavirus infections in the southern African country. The cancellation of the Malawi’s independence celebration will put a dampener on the euphoria generated by the historic opposition triumph in a recent landmark election
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1960: Africa’s year of independence

The year 1960 was to be crucial for Africa: 17 sub-Saharan countries became independent from their European colonisers, 14 of them from France. Here is a timeline of events in Africa that year: – January – – 1: Cameroon, a former German protectorate split between Britain and France after World War I, becomes independent –
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1960: Africa’s year of independence

The year 1960 was to be crucial for Africa: 17 sub-Saharan countries became independent from their European colonisers, 14 of them from France. Here is a timeline of events in Africa that year: – January – – 1: Cameroon, a former German protectorate split between Britain and France after World War I, becomes independent –
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Independence and our burden

A story was told about the abolition of slavery in the United States of America in 1865. Many of the freed Black slaves did not know what to do with their freedom; some returned to their former masters, begging to remain with them and retaining the status quo; some others committed suicide because they could not cope with the challenges the new life created; while the rest of them trudged on.

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PHOTO: Buhari, Osinbajo, others at Nigeria’s 59th Independence Celebration

Today (October 1, 2019) marks the 59th year of our dear nation’s self-governance literally translated, Independence. The journey, we all know and according to the president, Muhammadu Buhari’s nationwide broadcast dated back to October 1st, 1960 and we have continued to carry the lamp of Independence ever since. Here are some of the pictures showing
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