‘Africa left with a legacy of harsh, imperialist rule that set it back years in modernization’

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The report by Elizabeth Manero, published by Harvard Political Review tactfully paints a picture of Africa’s economic quagmire, stating, ‘Africa is no stranger to exploitation. After decades of colonial rule under major Western powers, the continent was left with a legacy of harsh, imperialist rule that set it back years in modernization. As a result, it has become the focus of mountains of developmental assistance from countries hoping to foster social, institutional, and infrastructural change, totaling over 300 billion USD since 1970 alone.’

And Africa’s current largest trading partner is China!

Read the report by Harvard Political Review by By

China’s Investment in Africa: The New Colonialism



Categories: Development

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