5 historic times African countries attempted to merge but failed

Ismail Akwei May 25, 2018 at 12:00pm

May 25, 2018 at 12:00 pm | History

Ismail Akwei

Ismail Akwei | Contributor

May 25, 2018 at 12:00 pm | History

Arab Islamic Republic (1974)

In 1974, Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi proposed a merger with Tunisia and be called Arab Islamic Republic. This was during the difficulties he faced in creating the Federation of Arab Republics with Egypt and Syria.

The two heads of state agreed to the merger but it was never implemented.

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