It is very well documented that Africa is one of the most resourcefully rich continents in the world. And with Africa being so rich with natural resources, it has long been the victim of robbery at the hands of western civilization. For a long time, Europe and America has benefited from African land and it's people.
In one of the recent TEDTalks, speaker Mallence Bart Williams spoke about how wealthy her homeland Sierra Leone is and how all the misinformation about the country has allowed many countries to bleed the continent of Africa for all it's worth.
Click here to visit the full lecture given by Mellence Bart Williams at the recent TEDTalk Berlin. With the recent events that happened in France, it's important to note that according to Mallence, the French Reserves received about $500 billion a year from Sierra Leone. Pray for France, sure. But while you're doing that, don't forget to sneak one in for Africa.
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