We made a hoe and went along: Part 10 – The magnificent African cake

African farmer with a hoe
African farmer with a hoe (© Rod Waddington)

In 1986, the Radio Netherlands’ Transcription Service produced a 13-part series on the history of Africa, entitled “We made a hoe and went along”. 

Part 10 gives a vivid and detailed account of events which led to the Berlin Conference of 1884/1885 when it was decided to dispossess Africans of their continent. 

Producer: Peter van den Akker

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