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This Day in African History: 26 January

A chronicle of events in African history on this day

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1952, 26 January
Egypt is placed under martial law in response to wide-spread riots against the British.

1986, 26 January
The National Resistance Army takes over the Ugandan capital of Kampala.

1991, 26 January
Rebels overrun the Somalian capital of Mogadishu.

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