Colonialism was the worst thing that happed to the African continent. The Europeans came to benefit themselves with mineral deposits and establish their rule. Some colonisers such as the Portuguese use assimilation.
The transfered their way of living and also language and the government to their colonies. Some powers used indirect rule while others used direct rule.
Congo is of the countries in Africa with rich mineral deposits such as coal. The country is also rich in mineral deposits such as iron Congo was a colony of Belgium. Some leaders such as Patrice lumumba came out and spoke the voice of the people of Congo.
He was a real nationalist . He ended in a cold blood killing by a Belgian soldier. his body was later dissolved in a corrosive acid and only his tooth was left. The tooth is still in Belgian intending to be taken back to Congo .