In Std 5, way back in 1971, we learnt that ethnic strife was
a deliberate administrative scheme introduced by Fredrick Lugard called divide
and rule. To do so, one just inserts envy, hatred, contempt and other negative
feelings between tribes. Thus you have Ibo-Hausa, Kikuyu-Luo, Xhosa-Zulu and
even a greater one, the continental – diaspora african, for which Malcolm X
Neo-colonialism was introduced
with independence because the coloniosers did not have to spend a penny in
administration and governance.
The natives, such as Mobutu, they put in place would do so
on their behalf.
Those who were nationalistic, such as Lumumba, were just
This part of the web of the European dominance structure over
If we were to educate Africans about this reality, that as
we fight, the instigator is busy stealing our spouses, children and wealth, the
ethnic tensions would lessen.