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AFRICA – [DRC]

1998 – Rwanda protested a Congo crackdown on ethnic Tutsis and charged that Kabila was arming Rwandan Hutus to put down a Tutsi-led revolt along the border.

2000 – In Congo a Russian-made Antonov crashed on approach to Tshikapa and 27 people were killed.

2006 – President Joseph Kabila’s share of the vote in Congo’s historic elections rose above 50% as 1 million more votes were counted and certified.

AFRICA – [SOUTH AFRICA]

1959 – Progressive Party under John Steytler forms in South Africa

THE WORLD

1965 – Singapore expelled from Malaysia following economic disagreements and racial tensions; becomes independent republic

1999 – Russian president Boris Yeltsin fires his prime minister and, for the fourth time, fires the entire cabinet.

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS 

1387 – Henry V, British king famous for his victory at Agincourt France

1631 – John Dryden ,the first official poet Laureate of great

FAMOUS FOOTABALL BIRTHDAY 

1991 –  Colin Nelson

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF:

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