Monthly Archives: July 2011

What is the African’s most dangerous weapon?

A journalist wrote in Lagos in the 1890s, “The Maxim-gun inspires the most profound respect.” The invention of this dreaded weapon hastened the fall of a lot of African kingdoms during the pre-colonial days that were prelude to the sovereignty … Continue reading

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WHAT ERODED AFRICA: SLAVERY OR COLONIALISM?

Between slavery and colonialism, we lost our way as a race in the corridor of history. Between millions shipped off our shores and the entire race under the jackboot regime of colonialism; we lost something, a legacy that still needs … Continue reading

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COULD AFRICA NOT RESIST COLONIZATION?

Slavery or colonialism, which is more detrimental to Africa? Slavery had happened and it is gone, at least active slave trade. But colonialism eroded many things from us giving us a late headstart, unlike China and India that were hardly … Continue reading

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