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What are impacts of the partition of Africa on Africans?

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Impacts of the partition of Africa on Africans include;

  • Africans economies were weakened through European exploitation of their resources.
  • Africans lost their independence as Europeans established colonies.
  • African systems of government were replaced by European system.
  • Africans adopted European languages which became official languages in the colonies.
  • Modern African states were created by the boundaries drawn during the partition.
  • Some African communities were split by the boundaries drawn during the partition.
  • African lost their land as European established permanent settlements.
  • Africans lost their lives and property as they resisted occupation.
  • It intensified warfare among African communities.
  • Introduction of new crops together with new farming methods
  • Infrastructure was developed to link agriculture and major mining areas.

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