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Independence Timeline

Before WW2 - Ethiopia
Liberia
Egypt
1950s - Libya
Sudan
Morocco
Tunisia
Ghana
Guinea
The year 1960 - Cameroun
Togo
Senegal
Mali
Madagascar
Zaire
Somalia
Benin
Niger
Bourika Faso
(originally Upper Volta/Haute Volta)
Cote D'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
Chad
Central African Republic
(called Oubangui Chari at independence)
Congo (Brazzaville)
Gabon
Nigeria
Mauritania
1961 - Cameroun (British part)
Tanzania
Sierra Leone
1962 - Burundi
Rwanda
Algeria
Uganda
1963 - Zanzibar (union with Tanganyika 1964)
Kenya
1964 - Malawi
Zambia (formerly Northern Rhodesia)
1965 - Gambia
1966 - Botswana
Lesotho
1968 - Mauritius
Swaziland
Equatorial Guinea
1974 - Guinea Bissau
1975 - Mozambique
Cape Verde
Comoros
Sao Tome and Principe
Angola
Western Sahara
1976 - Seychelles
1977 - Djibouti
1980 - Zimbabwe (formerly Southern Rhodesia)
1990 - Namibia (formerly South West Africa)