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Cold War and Africa Ideological and political confrontation between the United States and the Communist Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), which lasted from 1945–1989 and had major effects on African countries. 

Source:
Encyclopedia of Africa
Author(s):
Henry Louis GatesHenry Louis Gates, Jr., Kwame Anthony AppiahKwame Anthony Appiah

During the Cold War both the superpowers, the United States and the USSR, sent large amounts of military aid to ...

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