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  2. East African Community - Wikipedia

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    The new treaty was proposed with plans drawn up in 2004 to introduce a monetary union with a common currency, the East African shilling, some time between 2012 and 2015. There were also plans for a political union , the East African Federation, with a common President (initially on a rotation basis) and a common parliament by 2010.

  3. East African campaign (World War II) - Wikipedia

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    Dickinson planned to defend Mombasa with the 1st East African Infantry Brigade and to deny a crossing of the Tana River and the fresh water at Wajir, with the 2nd East African Infantry Brigade. [54] Detachments were to be placed at Marsabit , Moyale , and at Turkana near Lake Rudolf (now Lake Turkana ), an arc of 850 mi (1,370 km).

  4. Sub-Saharan Africa - Wikipedia

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    The Zulu Kingdom was a Southern African tribal state in what is now KwaZulu-Natal in southeastern South Africa. The small kingdom gained world fame during and after their defeat in the Anglo-Zulu War. During the 1950s and early 1960s, most sub-Saharan African nations achieved independence from colonial rule.

  5. Lower East Side - Wikipedia

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    In the Lower East Side and East Village, 16% of elementary school students missed twenty or more days per school year, less than the citywide average of 20%.: 24 (PDF p. 55) : 6 Additionally, 77% of high school students in the Lower East Side and East Village graduate on time, more than the citywide average of 75%.: 6

  6. East German uprising of 1953 - Wikipedia

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    The East German uprising of 1953 (German: Volksaufstand vom 17. Juni 1953 ) was an uprising that occurred in East Germany from 16 to 17 June 1953. It began with a strike action by construction workers in East Berlin on 16 June against work quotas during the Sovietization process in East Germany.

  7. Africa - Wikipedia

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    Africa is the world's second-largest and second-most populous continent, after Asia in both cases.At about 30.3 million km 2 (11.7 million square miles) including adjacent islands, it covers 6% of Earth's total surface area and 20% of its land area.

  8. Upper East Side - Wikipedia

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    In the Upper East Side, 8% of elementary school students missed twenty or more days per school year, less than the citywide average of 20%.: 24 (PDF p. 55) : 6 Additionally, 91% of high school students in the Upper East Side graduate on time, more than the citywide average of 75%.: 6 Primary and secondary schools

  9. East Florida - Wikipedia

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    East Florida (Spanish: Florida Oriental) was a colony of Great Britain from 1763 to 1783 and a province of Spanish Florida from 1783 to 1821. Great Britain gained control of the long-established Spanish colony of La Florida in 1763 as part of the treaty ending the French and Indian War (as the Seven Years' War was called in North America).