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THE BERLIN CONFERENCE

Berlin Conference of 1884-1885 was an international meeting of the European nations who met in the German city of Berlin to discuss the issue on how to get a sphere of influence over the whole of African continent. Historically, it was obvious that since the beginning of the 19th century when the Atlantic slave trade…
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THE EUROPEANS IN AFRICA

The most significant period in history when the Europeans started to have contacts with Africa was during the European Age of Exploration, a period when the European explorers embarked on the task of finding other parts of the world, especially a sea route to India. The first Europeans to have contacts with Africa were the…
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