History Opinions & Features December 10, 2019 at 04:00 pm

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

Nii Ntreh December 10, 2019 at 04:00 pm

December 10, 2019 at 04:00 pm | History, Opinions & Features

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Children as young as two are made to learn English in many African countries. Photo Credit: Africa-facts.org

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The languages of their former colonialists have been maintained by choice as the official languages of most African countries.

This choice is in some way understandable since the independence-seeking generations were taught in the language of either France or Britain, for the main part.

The world too, as we know it, was construed according to the dispositions of these European superpowers. Africa countries would simply not have wanted to opt out.

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