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This Day in African History: 10 February

A chronicle of events in African history on this day


1904, 10 February
A white paper on the atrocities being carried out by Belgium in the Congo Free State is presented by the British consul to the Belgian government.

1980, 10 February
Robert Gabriel Mugabe narrowly misses a second assassination attempt when a bomb explodes behind his limo.

1985, 10 February
Nelson Mandela rejects South African president P W Botha's offer of a conditional release.

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