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Sharing Africa

The Sharing of Africa is the name by which the division of the African continent became known during the nineteenth century and ended with the Berlin Conference (1884-1885). With the economic growth of England, France, the Kingdom of Italy and the German Empire, these countries wanted to advance Africa in search of raw materials for their industries. […]

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Imperialism in Africa

The European imperialism in Africa took place during the nineteenth century. Until 1876, 10.8% of the African territory was in the possession of settlers. Already in 1900, the European domain corresponded to 90.4%. At first European exploitation was scattered along the coast, with strong trading posts that ensured slave trade. The first large-scale dominations began with France and Great […]

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Africa’s Economy

The economy of Africa is marked by the exploitation of natural resources such as oil, gas and minerals such as gold and diamonds. The continent, however, is the poorest in the world, the result of colonial and neo-colonialist exploitation. Agriculture, tourism, manufacturing and services are still poorly practiced in most African nations. The same is true for the […]

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Stop African Slave Trafficking

The End of African Slave Trafficking was motivated by economic, humanitarian and religious reasons. Throughout the nineteenth century several European nations banned the slave trade and abolished slavery in their colonies due to a change in mentality and the mode of production. Abstract With the consolidation of the Enlightenment and liberalism, the ideas that judged black Africans […]

North Africa

Saara’s Desert

The Sahara Desert is the second largest desert in the world with approximately 9 million km2. It is located in North Africa (between Mediterranean and Sub-Saharan Africa) covering several countries of the African continent: Algeria, Chad, Egypt, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Sudan and Tunisia. It is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea and Atlas Mountains to the north, the Red […]