Fertile African lands colonisers stole from indigenous communities

By the 15th century, the Europeans were well established in Africa and started to take the lands from the indigenous people. Through their supposed work as missionaries and traders, they managed to destroy and break down several powerful armies and military across Africa.

The lands in Africa were very fertile for production and the weather conditions favoured several crops that could not be produced in the west. For the Europeans, this meant more supply of foods to meet the growing demands in the West. It also meant that a country with the most lands could dominate world trade.

In addition to the fertile lands, Africa had an abundance of natural resources of great value as well and Africa also provided cheap labour through the horrifying slave trade.

African became a land of…

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