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This Day in African History: 24 January

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1904, 24 January
Colonel Arthur Lynch's death sentence is commuted to life imprisonment.

1961, 24 January
Elsa, the lioness made famous by Joy Adamson's book Born Free, dies in Kenya.

1964, 24 January
British troops are flown in to Uganda to an army mutiny over low pay.

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