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AFRICA – [TANZANIA]

1999 – Tanzania a UN court convicted Georges Rutaganda on 3 of 8 charges of genocide against Tutsis committed when he was vice president of the Interhamwe death squads in Rwanda in 1994.

AFRICA – [DRC]

2006 – Congo inaugurated Joseph Kabila as its first freely elected president in more than four decades

2006    A Ugandan army spokesman said at least 12,000 refugees fleeing fighting in eastern Congo DRC have crossed over the border into southwest Uganda.

AFRICA – [SOUTH AFRICA]

1977 –  South Africa grants Bophuthatswana independence

2017 – US President Donald Trump officially recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, announcing plans to move US embassy there

THE WORLD

1956 – Nelson Mabdera &156 others arrested for political activities in South Africa

2013 – A 2-year-old boy dies from Ebola in Meliandou,

FAMOUS BIRTHDAY’S

1997 – Kevin Cash, American baseball player born in Tampa, Florida

1945 – James Naughton, American actor (Stranger is Watching, Trauma centre), born in Middletown Connecticut

FAMOUS FOOTBALL BIRTHDAY

1990 – Obrendo Huiswoud

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF

National Navy Day

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