BY Nii Ntreh, 4:00pm December 10, 2019,

Judicial wigs and four other colonial legacies Africans are upholding by choice

Judicial wigs are a permanent fixture of African legal systems. Photo Credit:

In blunt terms, the very process of colonization left Africa, quite literally, a scene after the crime.

The generations in the last six decades of decolonization have found that there are such things we need to contend with because of European domination and exploitation.

Some of these challenges are those problems we may not be able to deal with in any small time. We can refer to these problems as the psychopathology of colonization, borrowing Frantz Fanon’s description.

However, there is another set of challenges, not exclusive from the first, but can be differentiated. These are the colonial legacies that Africans are upholding by choice.

As follows are five examples of such legacies.

Last Edited by:Kent Mensah Updated: December 10, 2019


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