This day 31 August 2020 in African and World history

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AFRICA – [MALAWI]

2003 – At least 675,000 people in Malawi urgently need food aid despite the country’s good harvest, the UN World Food Program reported.

AFRICA – [DRC]

1998 – Congo’s Kabila declared victory over the Tutsi-led rebels near Kinshasa and in the southwest.

2003 – It was reported that Congo tribal fighters killed at least 200 people over the last month and abducted scores more during a series of attacks that destroyed, Fataki, a northeast town once controlled by a rival tribe.

1999 – Congolese rebels signed a cease-fire in Zambia.

THE WORLD

2015 –  President Obama officially re-designates Alaska’s Mt. McKinley as Denali, its native American name

2017 –  International Organization for Migration states 18,500 Rohingya Muslims have fled from violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state after 110 deaths, making for Bangladesh

2017 –  Indications Neanderthals were the first to make glue out of tar strengthened by research published in “Scientific Reports”

FAMOUS FOOTBALL BIRTHDAY

1985 – S. Subramaniam

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