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UNESCO — General History of Africa
Volume VIII
Africa since 1935

List of Plates

Cover page Organization of African Unity Founding Fathers (1963),
original mural painting in Africa Hall

  1. Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia, addressing the League of Nations
  2. In Algiers, young demonstrators raise the flag of the FLN
  3. The advance of Italian troops in Abyssinia
  4. French soldiers in the Tripolitania Desert
  5. Sayyid 'Abd al-Rahmaan al-Mahdi, 15 July 1937
  6. The Brazzaville Conference, February 1944
  7. East African gunners during the Second World War
  8. Independence Day, Swaziland
  9. Dedan Kimathi, hero of the Mau Mau War for Independence
  10. People arrested after the uprising of 8 May 1945 in Algeria
  11. Kwame Nkrumah on the eve of Ghanaian independence
  12. The Neo-Destur Congress, November 1955
  13. Ferhat Abbas addressing a meeting in Casablanca, 9 July 1961
  14. Messali Hadj approving Charles de Gaulle's declaration on Algeria
  15. The ruins of Port Said after the Suez war in 1956
  16. Obafemi Awolowo of Nigeria
  17. Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe of Nigeria, with the Duke of Devonshire, 10 July 1961
  18. The RDA Congress in Bamako, 1946
  19. Sylvanus Olympio, president of Togo, proclaims his country's independence, 27 April 1960
  20. Armed women soldiers of the PAIGC
  21. William Tubman, president of Liberia
  22. Mwami Kigeri V, the last king of Rwanda
  23. Joseph Kasavubu and Patrice Lumumba of Congo, and King Baudouin of Belgium, June 1960
  24. Three of the leaders of the UPC
  25. King Mutesa II, the Kabaka of Buganda, in exile
  26. Julius K. Nyerere, president of TANU
  27. Jomo Kenyatta, president of KAU
  28. Langata Detention Camp, April 1954
  29. Robert Sobukwe, president-founder of the PAC
  30. The Sharpeville Massacre, South Africa, 28 March 1960
  31. Dr Eduardo Chivanbo Mondlane, founder and first president of FRELIMO
  32. Seretse K.hama, exiled chief of the Bamangwato, and his family
  33. Sally Mugabe, Robert Mugabe, Canaan Banana and Simon Muzenda of Zimbabwe, in 1980
  34. A SWAPO detachment on patrol
  35. OPEC meeting in Vienna, 21 November 1973
  36. Bernardo Vieira of Guinea-Bissau, meeting with M. A. Qureshi of the World Bank, October 1988
  37. Woman agricultural worker, Morocco
  38. Drought in Algeria in 1947
  39. Cotton textile factory at Mahana, northern Egypt
  40. Squatter settlements
  41. Jinja Dam in Uganda
  42. Akosombo Dam in Ghana and Great Kariba Dam in Zimbabwe
  43. King Mutesa II, the last Kabaka of Buganda
  44. The Second Summit of the Maghreb Countries, Marrakesh, 15-16 February 1989
  45. Franz Fanon, French writer born in Martinique
  46. Ahmed Ben Bella on Algerian Independence Day
  47. Amilcar Cabral of Guinea-Bissau, on the East Front
  48. Tom Mboya of Kenya
  49. Ahmed Sekou Toure of Guinea
  50. Members of the Ecumenical Association of African Theologians visit the Patriarch of the Coptic Church of Egypt
  51. Shaykh Amadu Bamba, head of the Mourides of Senegal
  52. Simon Kimbangu of the Belgian Congo
  53. A griot, or traditional African story-teller
  54. Aimé Césaire of France and Léopold Sédar Senghor of Senegal
  55. Wole Soyinka of Nigeria
  56. Nagib Mahfuz of Egypt
  57. Malara Ogundipe-Leslie of Nigeria
  58. Andre Brink of South Africa
  59. Artisans working in brass at Foumban, Cameroon
  60. ‘Tourist art’ or ‘airport art’
  61. Makonde art
  62. Iba Ndiaye of Senegal, with one of his paintings, and Kofi Antubam of Ghana, with one of his sculptures
  63. Viteix of Angola, with one of his paintings
  64. The Fez Orchestra of Morocco
  65. The Egyptian singer Umm Khulthum
  66. Fodeba Keita's Ballets africains
  67. African art and Cubism
  68. Cheikh Anta Diop, Senegalese philosopher and physicist
  69. Physics lesson at the Athenee Royal ofLeopoldville, Belgian Congo (now Kinshasa, Zaire)
  70. Kur'anic school in Lagos, Nigeria
  71. Laboratory in a College of Education, University of Lagos, Nigeria, 1968, and the Kenya Polytechnic and Technical Institution
  72. George Padmore, Paul Robeson, W. E. B. DuBois, Marcus Garvey and Max Yergan
  73. Malcolm X
  74. Notting Hill Carnival, London
  75. G. 'Abd al-Nasser of Egypt, M. Kadhaffi of Libya and General M. Fawsi, 24 June 1970
  76. H. Maga of Dahomey, F. Houphouet-Boigny of Côte d'Ivoire, H. Diori of Niger and M. Yameogo of Upper Volta, April 1961
  77. J. Nyerere of Tanzania, A.M. Obote of Uganda and J. Kenyatta of Kenya, June 1967
  78. The Pan-African Congress at Manchester, England, November 1945
  79. The First All-African People's Conference in Accra, Ghana, December 1958
  80. Dulcie September of the ANC, Steve Biko of South Africa, Nelson Mandela of South Africa, and Chief Albert Luthuli of South Africa
  81. The Sixteenth Franco-African Summit at La Baule, June 1990
  82. Installation of a printing press at CICIBA, Libreville, Gabon, by the Japanese
  83. Famine in Ethiopia, 1985
  84. Mao Zedong of China and K. D. Kaunda of Zambia, February 1974
  85. A. Mikoyan of the USSR and K. Nkrumah of Ghana, January 1962
  86. Laying the Chinese-built Tanzania-Zambia railway
  87. Cuban troops in Angola
  88. The Arab League and the OAU Conference, Cairo, 1977
  89. Fidel Castro of Cuba and the Group of 77, 21 April 1987
  90. The Second Non-Aligned Conference in Cairo, 5-10 October 1964
  91. The Fourth Summit Conference of Non-Aligned Countries, Algiers, September 1973
  92. Dag Hammarskjold of the United Nations, Joseph Kasavubu of Congo, M. Tshombe of the secessionist Province of Katanga (now Shaba), P. Lumumba of Congo and Colonel J. D. Mobutu of the Congo Army
  93. Amadou-Mahtar M'Bow of Senegal, director-general of UNESCO, 1974-87
  94. S. Nujoma of Namibia and J. Perez de Cuellar of the United Nations, on Namibian Independence Day
  95. Angie Brooks of Liberia and Princess Elizabeth Bagaya of Uganda
  96. Jehan al-Sadat of Egypt and Winnie Mandela of South Africa
  97. Triga nuclear reactor, Zaire, 1965
  98. Desertification of the Sahel
  99. Deforestation of Africa

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