Sub-Saharan Africa 1931
Africa during the Great Depression
The Great Depression brought an end to the colonial construction boom in Africa, forcing the indefinite postponement of such projects ...
Sub-Saharan Africa 1944
From Africa to Paris
In July 1943 the Allies invaded Sicily from Tunisia, leading to the capitulation of Italy two months later. The following ...
Sub-Saharan Africa 1961
UN Action Against Katanga
A major step towards defusing the Congo Crisis occurred in August 1961, when Gizenga agreed to recognize the government in ...
Sub-Saharan Africa 1963
Due to political resistance from the white settler population, Kenya did not gain independence from the UK until December 1963 ...