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This Day in African History: 24 December

A chronicle of events in African history on this day

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1951, 24 December
British run Tripolitania and Cyrenaica join with French administered Fezzan to form the newly independent Libya.

1980, 24 December
Ex-Emperor Jean-Bédel Bokassa of the Central African Republic, CAR, is sentenced to death while in exile in France.

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