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Key Events in the Decolonization of Africa: Suez Crisis

By December 21, 2012

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The Suez Crisis showed African nationalists throughout the continent that international power had moved from its colonial masters to the two new superpowers. Britain and France lost considerable face and influence. Having seen Egypt's leader, Gamal Nasser take on and win against Britain and France, nationalists throughout Africa set to with greater determination in the struggle for independence. Find out why the Suez Crisis was so important to the development on independence in Africa.

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