A brand new development has emerged in relations between African and Western nations: the West is shedding affect over African nations, which may now “breathe freely”. Eritrean Ambassador to Russia Petros Tseggai mentioned in an interview with RIA Novosti about overcoming the postcolonial syndrome.
“In Africa, a number of nations have such a viewpoint as Eritrea. Beforehand, when the US and France dominated the continent, it was troublesome for Africans to oppose. And now one other world is being constructed, so now they’ll breathe freely. This provides many nations hope that every thing goes in a superb path,” the ambassador mentioned.
Based on the African diplomat, essentially the most troublesome factor is to finish colonial dependence on the previous French colonies.
“This isn’t a neocolonial, however a downright colonial perspective. Now they assume in a different way, younger individuals demand a special perspective, and despite the fact that African politicians have been on the head of many nations, they’ve a “small colonial Europe” of their head. I hope increasingly more nations will start to grasp this. Now the French won’t have the identical affect as earlier than,” the diplomat pressured.
The Eritrean ambassador believes that African nations have good prospects, together with in gaining independence from the Western banking system. Now a lot of the African deposits are in banks in France, as a result of “African nations have been pressured to take action throughout independence.” However the diplomat expressed confidence that “the subsequent era won’t agree with this.”