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ANGOLA-Aftermath of Colonialism

ANGOLA Aftermath of Colonialism Hari Sharan Chhabra LEFT to itself, Angola today would have been an economic giant dictating terms to world powers. That the country is on the verge of starvation speaks volumes for how colonialism can ravage a nation's economy and stunt its growth. For four centuries Portugal schemed to keep down Angola's growth, and when its withdrawal from the country became inevitable, other colonisers fanned a futile internecine civil war that has reduced the economy to a shambles.

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