New Scramble for Africa- 21st Century Colonialism.
21st century colonialism: a new scramble for Africa © Photo: en.wikipedia.org Download audio file Dr. Hamdy Hassan, Director of the Center for African Future Studies based in UAE, speaks on the modern-day colonialism and the dominance of the West over new independent states in Africa and in Asia. There’s been a conference held in France this week and the conference was focusing on neocolonialism and anti-colonialism. And I found it a little bit ironic that the French should hold this kind of event, though they are now closely engaged in Mali. So, do you think that the issue of neocolonialism is really hot on the agenda or perhaps it is a more theoretical stuff? If we talk about the theoretical issue of the different aspects of colonialism, you have the ancient type of colonialism and the neocolonialism which is widely used after the liberation movement in Asia and Africa and it meant of this kind of economic and political influe