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Online Encyclopedia: Global African History, Events

The following are short descriptions of individuals, places and events which have contributed to the shaping of global African history. These encyclopedia entries serve as a starting point for much more inclusive descriptions and discussions that appear in other sources. For additional information please consult the print or website sources cited in the entry.

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Aba Women's Riots (November-December 1929)Events
Angolan Civil War (1975-2002)Events
Bahutu Manifesto (1957)Events
Bandung Conference, 1955 Events
Battle of Carrizal (1916)Events
Battle of Isandlwana (1879)Events
Battle of Waterberg (1904) Events
Black Loyalists Exodus to Nova Scotia (1783)Events
Brixton Riots (April 10-12, 1981)Events
Bussa Rebellion (1816)Events
Congo Civil War (1960-1964)Events
Entebbe Raid (June 28, 1976)Events
Ethiopian-Somali War Over the Ogaden Region (1977–1978)Events
First Liberian Civil War (1989–1996)Events
Haitian Invasions and Occupation of Santo Domingo (1801-1844)Events
Haitian Revolution (1791-1804)Events
Langston Hughes' Visit to the Soviet Union (1932-1933)Events
Mahdist Revolution (1881-1898)Events
Maji Maji Uprising (1905-1907)Events
Mangrove Nine Trial (1970-1972)Events
Mau Mau (1952-1960)Events
Niger Delta Conflict, 1990s-- Events
Nigerian Civil War (1967-1970)Events
Nottingham Riots (1958) Events
Reggae Sunsplash (1978-1996)Events
Rwandan Genocide (1994)Events
Second Liberian Civil War (1999–2003)Events
Sharpeville Massacre Events
The Brazzaville Conference, 1944Events
The Creole Case (1841)Events
The Italo-Abyssinian War (1889–1896) Events
The Mozambican Civil War (1977-1992)Events
The Notting Hill Riots (1958) Events
The Second Italo-Abyssinian War (1935–1936)Events
The Sierra Leone Civil War (1991–2002)Events
The South Sudanese Civil War (2013- )Events
The Tryal Slave Ship Rebellion, 1805Events
The Zong Massacre (1781)Events
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