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This Day in African History: 12 November

A chronicle of events in African history on this day


1904, 12 November
General Adolf von Trotha replaces Theodor Leutwein as governor of German South West Africa.

1911, 12 November
Combined Turkish and Arab forces in Libya are badly mauled by the Italian Army.

1965, 12 November
Rhodesian unilateral declaration of independence, UDI, is condemned by the UN.

1973, 12 November
Checkpoints outside Suez City, Egypt, are now under the control of the UN Emergency Force.

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