Letting outsiders exploit precious resources
Since the formation of the Trans-Atlantic slave trade, precious minerals and other exportable items have been used to yield profits for colonizers. This has occurred at the expense of our people.
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In any corner of the continent, these same items can be used to improve the quality of life for many, yet circumstances remain the same.
One example is Chinese citizens setting up shops and gaining major coinage in Ghana while exploiting Ghanaian resources.