On this day 12 February 2020 in African history, world history and which celebrities were born today!

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AFRICA – [MALAWI]

2011 –   Malawi’ drew criticism from donor countries over certain negative trend in the pool southern Africa nation

2011 – “Malawi drew criticism from donor countries over “certain negative trends” in the poor southern African nation, including a new law that allows publications to be banned.”

AFRICA – [DRC]

2004 – In Congo, a Kenyan army officer, investigating reports of fighting between the rival Hema and Lendu tribal militias, was shot to death when his U.N. military convoy came under fire in Ituri province.

2006 – Jan Egeland, UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, said the international community must provide $680 million in aid for Congo this year to stop a humanitarian disaster that kills as many people like the 2004 Asian tsunami every six months.

THE WORLD

1502 – Muslims in Granada forced to convert to Catholicism

1999 – US President Bill Clinton acquitted by the Senate in his impeachment trial

FAMOUS BIRTHDAY’S

1990 – Robert Griffin III, American football quarterback born in Okinawa, Japan.

1937 – Lord Justice Rose, former Judge on the Court of Appeal of England and Wales

FAMOUS FOOTBALL BIRTHDAY

1991 –  Julian Chabot

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My Name is Michael Tembo, from Dowa District, Mkulula Chisomba Village, born on the 23 October 1994. I'm Christian, a member of the Malawi Assemblies of God. I grew up in Lilongwe where I went to school, in 2015 I completed my Malawi School Certificate of Education at which point I was selected for various Universities. As a proud Malawian, I am passionate about learning and growing businesses to support Malawi in becoming a great Nation. I'm currently the Regional Supervisor for TheNews.mw, a news website for young Malawi' people.

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