Africa

1908: Congo Free State Became Belgian Congo

The Congo Free State, which had been the private property of Belgian King Leopold II, became an official Belgian colony in 1908. This was a result of the action of the Belgian Parliament after revelations about Leopold’s rule had become so outrageous that Parliament felt it had no other option.

 
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Tadese Faforiji

I am Tadese Faforiji, a history student of the prestigious Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State- 21st-century University, properly called. I am a blogger and an avid writer.

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