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Ceuta and Melilla are existing Spanish possessions in Africa. If we include offshore islands then Reunion and Mayotte (France), Canary Islands (Spain), Madeira (Portugal) are still European possessions.

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Western Sahara.

It is currently colonised by Morocco.

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Q: What was the last European colony in Africa?
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What was the last European colony in central Africa?

Portuguese Angola (1975).

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What European country controlled the Africa Congo before world war 2?

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Was Liberia ever colonized?

Liberia is an African country that people usually claim is not colonized, but since it was founded by American Blacks who established a very European-style country, it is hard to make the claim that it was not a colonial project.However, it was never part of a proper colony.

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