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14 African Countries Forced by France to Pay Colonial Tax For the Benefits of Slavery and Colonization

14 African Countries Forced by France to Pay Colonial Tax For the Benefits of Slavery and Colonization | Contemporary colonialism | Scoop.it
Did you know many African countries continue to pay colonial tax to France since their independence till today! When Sékou Touré of Guinea decided in 1958 to get out of french colonial empire, and opted for the country independence, the french colonial elite in Paris got so furious, and in a historic act of fury the french administration in Guinea destroyed everything in the country which represented what they called the benefits from french colonization. Three thousand French left the country, taking all their property and destroying anything that which could not be moved: schools, nurseries, public administration buildings were crumbled; cars, books, medicine, research institute instruments, tractors were crushed and sabotaged; horses, cows in the farms were killed, and food in warehouses were burned or poisoned. The purpose of this outrageous act was to send a clear message to all other colonies that the consequences for rejecting France would be very [...]
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How The IMF-World Bank and Structural Adjustment Program(SAP) Destroyed Africa

How The IMF-World Bank and Structural Adjustment Program(SAP) Destroyed Africa | Contemporary colonialism | Scoop.it
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Stealing Africa - Why Poverty?

How much profit is fair? To find out more and get teaching resources, go to www.whypoverty.net Rüschlikon is a village in Switzerland with a very low tax rat...
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