British Indian Ocean Territory

By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 15th, 2011
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By Wayne MADSEN (USA) Colonies are the outhouses of the European soul – Thomas Pynchon After decades of being pressured by the United States, the former Soviet Union, China, and the United Nations to grant overseas colonies their independence, four European colonial powers, under the aegis of the Eur...
By benim
In East Africa
Dec 21st, 2010
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Mauritius plans to contest the legality of a new marine park around the disputed Chagos islands before the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, the Indian Ocean islands’ prime minister said on Tuesday. Britain leased the archipelago’s biggest island, Diego Garcia, to the United ...
By benim
In Facts about Africa
Oct 22nd, 2010
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Mauritius, a volcanic island of lagoons and palm-fringed beaches in the Indian Ocean, has a reputation for stability and racial harmony among its mixed population of Asians, Europeans and Africans. The island has maintained one of the developing world’s most successful democracies and has enjoy...