African has long been considered a poor continent with no notable history. But many people don't know the whole reason why Africa is so poor. African countries were once as rich and powerful as their counterparts. However the centuries, Africa lost its wealth due to the rise of the Ottoman and European civilizations. This increased the demand for slaves in Eastern and Western Africa. Colonizers further extracted the natural resources in the continent. This explains why Africa hasn't been able to crawl out of its poverty while so many other countries and former colonies have. Do you believe Africa is really poor?
Why is Africa Still So Poor?
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