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AFRICA
2014 (Malawi) – Malawi’s vise President pleaded innocent to charges of treason and conspiring to murder the president at the start of his trial.
1965 (Tanzania) – West Germany ceased military aid to Tanzania.
2002 (DRC) – In Congo peace talks were suspended a day after the opening ceremony due to wrangling over which political parties would be allowed to participate.
2007 – The World Vision humanitarian group said that more than 50% of children in refugee camps around Africa’s volatile Great Lakes area have experienced some form of sexual abuse. The data, collected in camps in the Burundi, Congo (DRC), Tanzania, northern Uganda and Rwanda, said widespread poverty made children vulnerable to abuses.

THE WORLD
1790 – As a result of the Revolution, France is divided into 83 departments.
1924 – U.S. steel industry finds claims an eighth-hours day increases efficiency and employee relations.

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS
1802 – Victor Hugo, French novelist and poet
1879 – Mabel Dodge Luhan, American biographer.

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