The Berlin Conference (How Greedy European Colonialists Shared African Resources)
The Berlin Conference (1884-1885)
How Greedy European Colonialists Shared African Lands and Resources
Following the conference, the give and take continued. By 1914, the conference participants had fully divided Africa among themselves into fifty countries.
France took much of western Africa, from Mauritania to Chad (French West Africa) and Gabon and the Republic of Congo (French Equatorial Africa).
Italy's holdings were Somalia (Italian Somaliland) and a portion of Ethiopia.
Spain claimed the smallest territory - Equatorial Guinea (Rio Muni).