THEN Podcast Episode 52 – The Biafra War

Tribal conflicts, massacres, military coups and the struggle for newly discovered oil wells lead to the declaration of independence of a Nigerian state in 1967, which attains world fame under its new name of Biafra. A humanitarian catastrophe ensues as central government troops battle separatists. International NGOs are pouring into the country. At the same time, France and Great Britain are fighting for their influence in West Africa.

And here is the podcast:

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