New web dossier: African leaders of independence

Visit of Iain Macleod, Secretary of State for the Colonies, to Northern Rhodesia in March 1960; demonstrations by the United National Independence Party (UNIP)On the occasion of the special Africa 2020 year, the ASCL Library has compiled a web dossier about African leaders of independence. It is a ‘growing’ web dossier that will be expanded monthly. In view of the conference ‘Africa: 60 years of independence’ on 30 January, the web dossier has been updated with a general section on independence in Africa and its achievements in the past 60 years. January 2020 also marks the 60th birthday of the independence of Cameroon. Cameroon is therefore highlighted this month. 

Read the web dossier.