NEPAD adopts Japanese productivity improvement concept
Africa is traditionally seen as a continent beset with strife, turmoil and economic hardships that are largely but not solely borne out of challenges brought about by decades of colonialism.
The colonialism of Africa follows the so called “Scramble for Africa which saw the occupation, division, and colonisation of African territory by European powers during the period of the New Imperialism, between 1881 and 1914”.
A host of African countries started to gain independence from their former colonial rulers in the 1960s. The transition into independence by and large saw a tumultuous period which was often charecterised by a continent at war.
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