Throughout the African continent, foreign occupation and intervention has always been a focal point when analyzing the historical academia of the enormous continent. Many historians and scholars have researched and studied events which have occurred throughout African history with respect to foreign relations, specifically, imperialism and colonialism. Traditionally, colonialism has been related with a series of severe consequences for the states that lose their independence due to military conflicts and war. Colonialism has not been termed to be a current phenomenon, but rather a repetitive occurrence in the many nations of the world. Oucho asserts, ¡°the history of colonialism provides overwhelming evidence of how manipulation of ¡®more friendly¡¯ people to conquer ¡®more stubborn¡¯ people, through primitive expeditions of denial of basic social services to the latter, laid firm foundations for conflict-in-waiting, a time bomb which exploded when the colonial administration was succeeded by independent governments.¡± Although colonialism can be examined with two countries, the intentions of the ¡®more stubborn¡¯ country are not exclusive. However, there lies a strong relationship between the actions of the conqueror that cause the conquered severe disabilities in their social and financial structures. The intervention of European states and particularly of Britain in the East African region, specifically Kenya, from the late nineteenth century is an example of colonialism still under speculation. The role of Britain in the development of Kenya can be analyzed to evaluate the implications and impacts on the social, industrial and commercial aspects of Kenyan society.
Africa has been a continent that has suffered significantly from the imperialistic activities of foreign countries, namely, the European ones. In this context, Cain states in his work that, ¡°during the first half of the nineteenth century... [continues]
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