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When Kabaka Mutesa's body was returned home...

A mood of tension and grief as the plane carrying Sir Edward's remains appeared on the horizon

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Poison gas: World War I's weapon of terror...

Officers hoped the vomiting, suffocation and burns caused by poison gases would force troops to abandon positions in what quickly became a standoff between...

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On this day 24 years ago...

One black was killed in the town of Klerksdorp and the UK Embassy in Pretoria was attacked

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On this day 38 years ago…

The BCMA was an avowedly Marxist group, which used the Azanian People Organisation as its political voice.

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Italy invades Albania

The Albanian parliament voted to unite Albania with Italy; King Zog fled to Greece

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On this day 24 years ago...

In approximately three months, the Hutu extremists who controlled Rwanda brutally murdered an estimated 500,000 to 1 million civilian Tutsis

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On this day 28 years ago…

Bush called for compassion, not discrimination, toward those infected with the virus

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On this day in 1931...

Mahatma Gandhi was one of many people assaulted

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On this day 84 years ago...

Franklin Roosevelt signed a bill granting future independence to the Philippines

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On this day 124 years ago...

The only graduate was killed the night before

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In pictures: 24 years of King Oyo...

Rukirabasaija Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV has occupied the Toro kingdom throne for nearly two-and-a-half decades now. We take a look at how far he has come.