This day 16 May 2020 in African history, world history and which celebrities were born today!

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AFRICA – [MALAWI]

1891 – British Central African Protectorate (now Malawi) forms

AFRICA – [DRC]

2000 – In Congo an immediate pullout from Kisangani of forces from Rwanda and Uganda was agreed to in a bid to avert a wider war.

2003 –  In northeastern Congo rival tribes fighting signed a cease-fire.

2003 –   In northeastern Congo rival tribes fighting signed a cease-fire. There were over 100 confirmed killings and evidence of cannibalism.

2006 – The UN mission Congo said Innocent Kaina, one of the founding members of a militia group in northeastern Congo, has been wounded and captured in fighting with the Congolese army.

2007 – The UN Security Council voted unanimously to extend its peacekeeping mission in Congo until the end of the year while calling for a timetable to gradually withdraw the nearly 18,000-member force.

AFRICA – [TANZANIA]

1998 – Three African nations, Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania, announced plans for an economic, political and social union.

THE WORLD

2013 Bill Gates regains his position as the World’s richest man with $72.7 billion after losing the position in 2008 

2019 – US President Donald Trump declares a national Emergency over IT threats, banning US companies from using foreign technology without a license

FAMOUS BIRTHDAY

1966 – Janet Jackson, American singer (control), sister of Michael, Born in Gary, Indiana

1969 – Emmitt Smith, American NFL Running Back (Dallas Cowboys, 3-tims NFLl Hall of Fame linebacker (13 * pro Bowl; Super Bowl MVP 2000; Ba

FAMOUS FOOTBALL BIRTHDAY

1978 – Lionel Scaloni

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