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Mozambique - once a Portuguese colony - joined the Commonwealth, though it was never part of the British Empire. The point is that most of its neighbours belong to the Commonwealth.

There are three other Commonwealth members that were never under British rule: Namibia, Samoa and Rwanda.

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Nearly all members of the Commonwealth of Nations were at one time under British Jurisdiction, by realm, colony, dominion or protectorate.

Two nations however are member states, that do not fall into this category, Mozambique and Rwanda.

Mozambique and Rwanda were nations that were under French control before their independence.

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Mozambique (former colony of Portuguese)

Namibia (former colony of Germany and South Africa)

Rwanda (former colony of Germany & Belgium)

Samoa (former colony of Germany & New Zealand)

Gabon and Togo (former colony of France)

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The Commonwealth has 54 members, all of them independent countries. Four of them were never under British rule (Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda and Samoa).

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