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This Day in African History: 18 November

A chronicle of events in African history on this day

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1901, 18 November
A white paper is published by the British government explaining the need for concentration camps in South Africa.

1932, 18 November
Amy Johnson lands in Cape Town, beating the existing record flight time from London by over 10 hours.

1957, 18 November
The creation of a Federal Union of Egypt and Syria is approved by a joint Egyptian-Syrian parliamentary meeting.

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