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Latest update 06/08/2010

Africa marks 50 years of independence

In 1960, 17 sub-Saharan African nations gained independence from their European colonists. On the 50th anniversary of their independence, FRANCE 24 takes a look at each nation with special reports, portraits and analyses.

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