Category: Africa Law

Communist Governments In Ethiopia

#### Communist Governments in Ethiopia Communism: Communist Governments in Other Regions Africa Ethiopia In 1974 the emperor of Ethiopia, Haile Selassie I, was overthrown in a military coup. The military leadership set up the Provisional Military Administrative Council, known as…

Communist Governments In Angola

#### Communist Governments in Angola Communism: Communist Governments in Other Regions Africa Angola In 1975 Portugal, having undergone a democratic revolution, granted independence to its overseas colonies. The two largest of them, Angola and Mozambique, opted for communist-type governments. In…

Communist Governments In Mozambique

#### Communist Governments in Mozambique Communism: Communist Governments in Other Regions Africa Mozambique Like Angola, Mozambique gained its independence from Portugal in 1975. A Marxist-Leninist group, the Front for the Liberation of Mozambique (Frelimo) assumed power, led by Samora Moises…

African National Congress Founding

#### African National Congress Founding Founding of the ANC The ANC was founded in 1912 as a nonviolent civil rights organization that worked to promote the interests of black Africans. With a mostly middle-class constituency, the ANC stressed constitutional means…

African National Congress Growth

#### African National Congress Growth Growth of the ANC ANC membership greatly increased in the 1950s after South Africa's white-minority government began to implement apartheid, a policy of rigid racial segregation, in 1948. The ANC actively opposed apartheid and engaged…