July 2006 in Africa

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Ongoing armed conflicts[edit]

Elections[edit]

This page deals with events in or related to the continent of Africa in July 2006.

July 2, 2006 (Sunday)
  • One year on from the Live 8 concerts, U2 frontman Bono announces that world leaders are not making good on their promises to Africa. According to Bono in a recent CNN interview, not enough is being done to make trade fair. (CNN)
July 4, 2006 (Tuesday)
July 7, 2006 (Friday)
July 8, 2006 (Saturday)
July 10, 2006 (Monday)
  • Fighting erupts in Somalia, with fighting between Somalian fighters aligned with defeated warlords and Islamic militants, wounding at least 40 and killing nearly 100. (Reuters)
July 14, 2006 (Friday)
July 24, 2006 (Monday)
July 26, 2006 (Wednesday)
July 27, 2006 (Thursday)
  • Somalia's interim government unravels as at least 20 cabinet members (a fifth of the Cabinet) resign, accusing the country's virtually powerless government of failing to bring peace.(Houston Chronicle)
  • Malawi's former President Bakili Muluzi is released on bail after being charged with corruption and fraud. (Reuters)
  • The three main militia groups in the troubled DRC eastern province of Ituri have agreed to lay down arms and begin integrating into the Congolese army.(BBC).
  • Another food crisis hits Niger. The UN says the 1.5 million people it feeds will more than double in a few weeks.(Reuters)
July 29, 2006 (Saturday)
July 30, 2006 (Sunday)
July 31, 2006 (Monday)

Events in Africa by month[edit]

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