African Countries

By: Anna Kummer

Dates and important events:


  • 1900: They where still a dictatorship.
  • 1950-1960: Dictators fell into a civil war.
  • 1974: Portugal withdrew completely from Africa.
  • 1989: They had a huge economic decline.
  • 1990's: Brought renewed hope with the return of African countries.
  • 2005: 30 African countries left one-party systems.

I'm not African because I was born in Africa but because Africa was born in me. -Kwame Nkrumah