Africa

1960: Niger, Mauritania, Mali, French Congo, Chad, and Madagascar Become Independent

In 1960, Niger, Mauritania, Mali, French Congo, Chad, and Madagascar all became Independent.

Fourteen French colonies broke away in 1960: Cameroon in January followed by Senegal, Togo, Madagascar, Dahomey (Benin), Niger, Upper Volta (Burkina Faso), Ivory Coast, Chad, Central African Republic, Congo-Brazzaville, Gabon, Mali and then Mauritania in November (Channelstv)

 
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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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