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British Overseas Territories in Africa

Information about British overseas territories on the African Continent.

Current British Territories in Africa

St. Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha
Articles and information about the British Overseas Territory of St. Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha. The territory includes St. Helena Island, Ascension island, and the Tristan da Cunha Archipelago.

Ascension Island

St. Helena Island

Tristan da Cunha

Former British Colonies in Africa

- Botswana (was Bechuanaland, independent since 1967)
- Cameroon (UK had western provinces)
- Egypt
- Gambia (independent since 1965)
- Ghana (was British Gold Coast, independent since 1957)
- Kenya (was British East Africa, independent since 1963)
- Lesotho (formerly Basutoland, independent since 1966)
- Malawi (was Nyasaland)
- Nigeria (independent since 1960)
- Orange Free State
- Sierra Leone (independent since 1961)
- Somaliland (now unrecognized Republic of Somaliland)
- South Africa (was Union of South Africa and British SA)
- Swaziland (independent since 1968)
- Sudan (was Anglo-Egyptian Sunda)
- Tanzania (was Tanganyika, independent since 1964)
- Uganda (was British East Africa, independent since 1962)
- Zambia (was Northern Rhodesia)
- Zanzibar Island
- Zimbabwe (was Southern Rhodesia)

See also:
Other Overseas Territories in Africa
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