He fought to free Algeria from colonizer France, he reconciled his war-ravaged nation and he negotiated with a famed terrorist.
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European colonialism, or imperialism, began in the 15th century with the "Age of Discovery", led by Portuguese and Spanish exploration of the Americas, and the coasts of Africa, the Middle East, India, and East Asia, eventually covering every nation on the planet. The world experienced colonialism together and today's world has been shaped by this critical period of history. Also see our section on World Democracy and our archive of history articles.
Paris exhibit traces post colonial migration through music as crisis surround Britain’s exit from the European Union intensify divisions on the continent.
Algeria has long been a gangster state so now these angry youngsters have taken to the streets in large numbers. Most of the population is very poor, half are under 30 and 29% are unemployed.
In recent weeks, French President Emmanuel Macron has spoken out forcefully in favor of the European Union and Venezuela’s opposition protests.
Two locks of hair belonging to Ethiopian Emperor Tewodros will be repatriated after request from Addis Ababa, the National Army Museum in Britain announced.
The University of Notre Dame will cover murals in a campus building that depict Christopher Columbus in America, the school’s president said.
France accused of manipulating the economies of African countries that use the CFA franc, a colonial-era currency backed by the French treasury.
With oil, Gabon has one of the highest GDPs in Africa. But the fact that it is the largest African importer of champagne illustrates that the wealth distribution there basically runs along the lines of the Bongo family versus the Gabonese people.
The Museum of Black Civilizations in Senegal opened this month amid a global conversation about the ownership and legacy of African art.
Belgium Museum of Africa has undergone a five-year, $73 million revamp in an effort to show the reality of empire and of the Africa of today.