African based issues
European powers struggle for the scramble to claim Africa as tensions for WWI build up.
Union of South Africa grows out of Cape Colony.
Parts of Togo and Cameroon given to France by League of Nations.
Tanzania given to Britain.
Rwanda and Burundi given to Belgium.
Namibia given to Union of South Africa.
However stopped due to the eruption of World War II
Only 3 countries in Africa are independent (Liberia, Ethiopia, and Egypt).
Libya, Sudan, Morocco, Tunisia, Ghana, Guinea, French Cameroon, Togo, Senegal, Mali, Madagascar, Zaire, Somalia, Benin, Niger, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Chad, Central African Republic, Congo Brazzaville and Congo Kinshasa, Gabon, Nigeria and Mauritania are free of European control.
Ghana is the first sub colony to win it's independence.
Decolonization is achieved in British-Cameroon, Tanzania, Sierra Leone, Burundi, Rwanda, Algeria, Uganda, Zanzibar, Kenya, Malawi, Zambia, the Gambia, Botswana, Lesotho, Mauritius, and Swaziland.
Guinea Bissau, Mozambique, Cape Verde, the Comores, Sao Tome, and Principe, Angola, the Seychelles, Djibouti, and Zimbabwe gain independence.
Soweto uprising in South Africa marks a turning point in the fight against apartheid.
World War One begins in Europe as Archduke Ferdinand is assassinated.