African Countries Independence Dates

African countries Independence Day

 

The Year When each Country Gained Their Independence from Colonisation

1847 Liberia
1951 Egypt
1956 Sudan, Tunisia, Morocco
1957 Ghana
1958 Guinea
1960 Chad, Benin, Nigeria, Ivory Coast, MadagascarCentral African Republic, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Burkina Faso, Mauritania, Togo, Zaire, Somalia, Congo, Gabon, Cameroon
1961 Sierra Leone, South Africa (recognized as the Republic of South Africa, the indigenous people (Black Africans), were living under apartheid, and thus not truly independent)
1962 Algeria, Burundi, Rwanda, Uganda
1963 Kenya, Tanzania
1964 Malawi, Zambia
1965 Gambia
1966 Botswana, Lesotho
1968 Equatorial Guinea, Mauritius, Swaziland
1969 Guinea-Bissau, Libya
1975 Angola, Cape Verde, Comoros, Mozambique, Sao Tome
1976 Seychelles
1977 Djibouti
1980 Zimbabwe
1990 Namibia
1994 Indigenous Africans — Black Africans — free from apartheid in South Africa

 

 

 

Independence Day of Each African Country

January February
1  Cameroon, Sudan
2  Libya      

18  Gambia

March

April

2    Morocco
6    Ghana
12  Mauritius
20  Tunisia

27  Sierra Leone
27   Togo

 

May

June

18  Zimbabwe
31 South Africa *(see 1961 and 1994 above)

20  Mali, Senegal

25  Mozambique

July

26  Somalia, Madagascar

1   Rwanda

27  Djibouti

5   Algeria, Cape Verde

29  Seychelles

6   Comoros, Malawi

30  Zaire

12  Sao Tome & Principe

September

26  Liberia

6    Swaziland

August

10   Guinea-Bissau
1  Benin

October 

3  Niger 1    Nigeria

5  Burkina Faso

4    Lesotho
7   Ivory Coast 9    Uganda
11  Chad 12  Equatorial Guinea
13  Central African Republic 24   Zambia
15  Congo

November

17  Gabon 11  Angola

December

28  Mauritania

10 Tanzania

12  Kenya

 


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