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This Day in African History: 11 December

A chronicle of events in African history on this day


1909, 11 December
A further 2,147 mile section of the Cape-to-Cairo Railroad is completed when lines meet at the Sudan-Congo border.

1980, 11 December
Dr Apollo Milton Obote is finally returned to power in Uganda. When it seemed like the opposition DP party might win, the chair of the military commission 'took over' the counting of ballots.

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