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Modern-day African countries that no longer exist

April 30, 2018 at 08:38 am | History

Nduta Waweru

Nduta Waweru | Contributor

April 30, 2018 at 08:38 am | History

[Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Many of the African countries we know today have quite interesting birth stories.  In the scramble for Africa, colonisation and the subsequent fight for independence, some countries emerged, but due to one reason or another, failed to maintain their independence and consequently stopped existing altogether.

Here are some of the modern African countries that no longer exist.

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