Category: Africa Law

Communist Governments In Africa

#### Communist Governments in Africa Communism: Communist Governments in Other Regions Africa Although there were experiments here and there with facets of communism in postcolonial Africa, only four African countries made concerted endeavors to build a Soviet-style regime: Republic of…

Communist Governments In Republic Of The Congo

#### Communist Governments in Republic of the Congo Communism: Communist Governments in Other Regions Africa Republic of the Congo The first was in the Republic of the Congo, a tiny country that gained its independence from France in 1960. In…

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…