List of historical separatist movements in Africa

This is a list of historical separatist movements in Africa. Separatism includes autonomism and secessionism.

Criteria

What is and is not considered an autonomist or secessionist movement is sometimes contentious. Entries on this list must meet three criteria:

  1. They are no longer an active movement with active members.
  2. They are demanded greater autonomy or self-determination for a geographic region (as opposed to personal autonomy).
  3. They were citizens/people of the conflict area and did not come from another country.

Under each region listed is one or more of the following:

Algeria

(To Gain independence from Algeria on July 5, 1962)

  • Political party: Mouvement D'Auto-Détermination De la Kabylie (MAK)
  • Rebel organization: Front de Libération Nationale is calling for its dissolution. The French is describing it as a terrorist movement.
  • Parallel government: Provisional

Angola

Botswana

Burundi

Cameroon

Cape Verde and Guinea-Bissau

Central African Republic

Côte d'Ivoire

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Katanga

Egypt

Eritrea

France (associated territories)

Autonomist movement

Ghana

Kenya

Mali

Mauritius

Morocco

Mozambique

Namibia

Niger

Nigeria

São Tomé and Príncipe

Seychelles

Sierra Leone

Somalia

Somaliland

South Africa

Sudan

Tanzania

Tanganyika

Zanzibar

Tunisia

Uganda

Zambia

Zimbabwe

See also


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