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This Day in African History: 1 February

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1958, 1 February
United Arab Republic declared by Egypt and Syria.

1963, 1 February
Federation of Rhodesia an Nyasaland is broken. Nyasaland (now Malawi) moves towards independence under the leadership of Dr Hastings Kamuzu Banda and the Nyasaland African National Congress.

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