by Godsway Yao Sappor
ModernGhana.com, February 05, 2009
French Neo-Colonialist ideas in Africa after Independence (Cote D'Ivoire a Case Study)
The brutal legacy of European colonialism and neo-colonialism as forms of imperialism manifests itself in various ways in Africa. In the 19th century, French imperialism colonized more African territory than any other of its European counterparts. Many countries colonized by France gained their formal independence in the early 1960s due to heroic anti-colonial national liberation struggles that spread throughout the African continent.