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RE: (Re: Look before posting) (Re: Think before replying)

On 24 August 2006 14:00, George wrote:

> Off the top of my head the only other countries I can think of are
> Singapore and Malaysia, Burma, Cyprus, Jamaica, The Countries Formerly
> Known as Rhodesia, and Nigeria.  Kenya, I think gained independence
> after 1947.  Britain also gave up rule of Palestine around that time
> after the locals started blowing up their buildings.

1948: Ceylon, Burma
1957: British Togoland/Gold Coast/Ghana, Malay states.
1960: British Somaliland, Nigeria
1961: Sierra Leone, Tanganyika and British Cameroons
1962: Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Uganda and Western Samoa
1963: Kenya and Zanzibar
1964: Northern Rhodesia/Zambia; Nyasaland/Malawi; Malta
1965: Southern Rhodesia 
1966: Botswana, Lesotho and Gambia
1967: Aden
1968: Mauritius and Swaziland 
1970: Fiji and Tonga
1971: Bahrain and Qatar
1973: Bahamas 
1974: Grenada 
1975: Papua New Guinea 
1976: Seychelles
1978: Dominica 
1979: Gilbert Islands/Kiribati
1980: New Hebrides/Vanunu; Zimbabwe
1981: Belize 
1984: Brunei
1997: Hong Kong

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