African Countries' Independence Dates/Days


The following are the Independence Dates/Days for all African Countries. The countries have been arranged alphabetically with their respective independence dates/days in front of them: 

s/n - Country - Independence Day
[1] Algeria - July 5, 1962
[2] Angola - November 11, 1975
[3] Benin - August 1, 1960
[4] Botswana - September 30, 1966
[5] Burkina Faso - August 5, 1960
[6] Burundi - July 1, 1962
[7] Cape Verde - July 5, 1975
[8] Cameroon - January 1, 1960
[9] Central African Republic - August 13, 1960
[10] Chad - August 11, 1960
[11] Comoros - July 6, 1975
[12] Congo, Democratic Republic of the - August 15, 1960
[13] Congo, Republic of the  - June 30, 1960:
[14] Côte d'Ivoire - August 7, 1960
[15] Djibouti - June 27, 1977
[16] Egypt - February 28, 1922
[17] Equatorial Guinea - October 12, 1968
[18] Eritrea - May 24, 1993
[19] Eswatini - September 6, 1968
[20] Ethiopia - 1896
[21] Gabon - August 17, 1960
[22] Gambia, The - February 18, 1965
[23] Ghana - March 6, 1957
[24] Guinea - October 2, 1958
[25] Guinea-Bissau - September 24, 1973
[26] Kenya - December 12, 1963
[27] Lesotho - October 4, 1966
[28] Liberia - July 26, 1847
[29] Libya - December 24, 1951
[30] Madagascar - July 26, 1960
[31] Malawi - July 6, 1964
[32] Mali - September 22, 1960
[33] Mauritania - November 28, 1960
[34] Mauritius - March 12, 1968
[35] Morocco - March 2, 1956
[36] Mozambique - June 25, 1975
[37] Namibia - March 21, 1990
[38] Niger - August 3, 1960
[39] Nigeria - October 1, 1960
[40] Rwanda - July 1, 1962
[41] Sao Tome and Principe - July 12, 1975
[42] Senegal - April 4, 1960
[43] Seychelles - June 29, 1976
[44] Sierra Leone - April 27, 1961
[45] Somalia - July 1, 1960
[46] South Africa -  May 31, 1910
[47] South Sudan - July 9, 2011
[48] Sudan - January 1, 1956
[49] Tanzania - April 26, 1964
[50] Togo - May 27, 1960
[51] Tunisia - March 20, 1956
[52] Uganda - October 9, 1962
[53] Zambia - October 24, 1964
[54] Zimbabwe - April 18, 1980


Examples of Sentences about independence:
[1] Tanganyika became independent on 9th December 1961
[2] Uganda became independent from Britain on October 9, 1962 
[3] Tanganyika declared its independence from Britain on 9/12/1961 
[4] Tanzania celebrates its independence on December 9th, 1961
[5] Tanzania celebrates its independence from Britain on December 9th, 1961
[6] Zimbabwe got independence on April 18th, 1980

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References
[1] Meredith, M (2006) The State of Africa: A History of Fifty Years of Independence, Jonathan Ball Publishers Ltd, Jeppestown. 

[2] Liberty Writers Africa. https://libertywritersafrica.com, 2019 

[3] Wikipedia. https://en.m.wikipedia.org, 2019 

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  1. I have liked the way you linked independence date and english tenses constructions.Tis absolutely a good work.

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    1. Thank you for this wonderful comment. Most English Language learners should also understand how to address the independence dates of particular countries correctly.

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