Updated: 3/11/2020

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  • Welcome everybody to the conference of Congo
  • We stay here because we want to regulated the European colonization and trade in Africa
  • The King Leopold II of Belgium, who had founded and controlled the International African Association
  • He invited Henry Morton Stanley to join him in researching and 'civilizing' the continent
  • French intelligence had discovered Leopold's plans, and France quickly engaged in its own colonial exploration
  • In 1881, French naval officer Pierre de Brazza was dispatched to central Africa, travelled into the western Congo basin and raised the French flag over the newly
  • Other countries start going to Africa doing the same thing of France
  • Finally in Africa, colonialism was introduced across nearly all the continent. When African independence was regained after World War II, it was in the form of fragmented states