On this day in Malawi in 2008  January  Malawi ends diplomatic relations with Taiwan, switching allegiance to China.Malawi has cut diplomatic ties with Taiwan after 41 years and established links with China, Malawi’s foreign minister.

On this day in Africa in 2018  Yahya Jammeh, the former Gambian president, has left the country after he finally agreed to step down following 22 years of rule.

On this day in World in 1978  Panamanian boxer Roberto Durán becomes undisputed world lightweight champion with a 12th-round TKO of Esteban De Jesus at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas; defends his WBA title for 12th time, also-ran takes De Jesus’ WBC title.

Born on this day in Jeff Koons was born in York , Pennsylvania American artist ( balloon animals).

On this day in World in 1941  The British communist newspaper, the “Daily Worker,” was banned due to wartime restriction.

On this day in Africa in 1993 Nigerian singer Fela Kuti was arrested on suspicion of murder.

On this day In world in 1982  “The Shaolin Temple” was released,  a Martial arts film , first Hong Kong feature filmed in China, directed by Chang Hsin Yen,starring Jet Li I. His debut role.

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