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Country

Independence Date

Prior ruling country
 

Liberia, Republic of

26 July 1847       

          Usa

South Africa, Republic of

31 May 1910

       Britain

Egypt, Arab Republic of

28 February 1922

       Britain

Ethiopia 1, People's Democratic Republic of

5 May 1941

       Italy

Libya (Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya)

24 December 1951

       Britain

Sudan, Democratic Republic of

1 January 1956   

    Britain/Egypt

Morocco 2, Kingdom of

2 March 1956

       France 

Tunisia, Republic of

20 March 1956       

       France

Ghana, Republic of

6 March 1957

       Britain

Guinea, Republic of

2 October 1958

       France

Cameroon 3, Republic of

1 January 1960

       France

Senegal, Republic of

4 April 1960

       France

Togo, Republic of

27 April 1960

       France

Mali, Republic of

22 September 1960

       France

Madagascar, Democratic Republic of

26 June 1960

       France

Congo (Kinshasa), Democratic Republic of the

30 June 1960

       Belgium

Somalia, Democratic Republic of 

1 July 1960

       Britain

Benin, Republic of

1 August 1960

       France

Niger, Republic of

3 August 1960

       France

Burkina Faso, Popular Democratic Republic of

5 August 1960

       France

Côte d'Ivoire, Republic of (Ivory Coast)

7 August 1960

       France

Chad, Republic of

11 August 1960

       France

Central African Republic

13 August 1960

       France

Congo (Brazzaville), Republic of the

15 August 1960

       France

Gabon, Republic of

17 August 1960

       France

Nigeria 4, Federal Republic of

1 October 1960

       Britain

Mauritania, Islamic Republic of

28 November 1960

       France

Sierra Leone, Republic of

27 April 1961

       Britain

Tanzania, United Republic of

9 December 1961

       Britain

Burundi, Republic of

1 July 1962

       Belgium

Rwanda, Republic of

1 July 1962

       Belgium

Algeria, Democratic and Popular Republic of

3 July 1962

       France

Uganda, Republic of

9 October 1962

       Britain

Kenya, Republic of

12 December 1963

       Britain

Malawi, Republic of

6 July 1964

       Britain

Zambia, Republic of

24 October 1964

       Britain

Gambia, Republic of The

18 February 1965

       Britain

Botswana, Republic of

30 September 1966

       Britain

Lesotho, Kingdom of

4 October 1966

       Britain

Mauritius, State of

12 March 1968

       Britain

Swaziland, Kingdom of

6 September 1968

       Britain

Equatorial Guinea, Republic of

12 October 1968

       Spain

Guinea-Bissau5, Republic of

24 September 1973
(alt. 10 September 1974)

       Portugal

Mozambique, Republic of

25 June 1975

       Portugal

Cape Verde, Republic of

   5 July 1975

       Portugal

Comoros, Federal Islamic Republic of the

6 July 1975

       France

São Tomé and Principe, Democratic Republic of

12 July 1975

       Portugal

Angola, People's Republic of

11 November 1975

       Portugal

Western Sahara 

28 February 1976

       Spain

Seychelles, Republic of

29 June 1976

       Britain

Djibouti, Republic of

27 June 1977

       France

Zimbabwe, Republic of

18 April 1980

       Britain

Namibia, Republic of

21 March 1990

       South Africa

Eritrea, State of

24 May 1993

       Ethiopia

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