VII. The Contemporary Period, 1945–2000 > I. Africa, 1941–2000 > 2. Regions > b. Northeast Africa (Horn)
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b. Northeast Africa (Horn)
 
 
1941–52
 
Restoration and rebuilding of central powers of the Ethiopian Empire under Haile Selassie. The emperor continued to hold most power, but some bureaucratic reform occurred. Britain remained in control of the Horn outside Ethiopia.  1
 
1945
 
Senior civil servants in Sudan formed a moderate nationalist group, the Umma Party.  2
 
1946
 
Formation of the nationalist, modernist Somali Youth League.  3
 
1948
 
Umma dominated the national legislature established by British in Sudan; most members of this legislature came from northern areas.  4
 
1949, Nov
 
The UN placed Somalia in a ten-year trusteeship under Italy.  5
 
1950
 
University College was founded in Addis Ababa. In British Somaliland, clan leaders were made into “local authorities.”  6
 
Dec
 
The UN placed Eritrea in federation with Ethiopia, with limited autonomy, under the Ethiopian Empire.  7
 
 
 
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