Mali fights to shake off the burden of French colonisation
‘Never before has a country in Africa dared to oppose them [the French] like my country did. But as long as even one Malian stands, I assure you — this task will be beyond France's power’, says Malian political scientist Adama Diabate. With other experts, Adama explores colonisation’s legacy and explains how France exploited its former colonies even after proclaiming their independence. Can Mali forge a path towards a more equitable and prosperous future?