Question: Although colonialism may have officially ended, the effects of colonialism are still present today. This is true in modern-day Africa.

Review the following resources for additional information on the slave trade in Africa:

Origins of African Slaves: Slave Trade Routes

Lasting Effects of Slavery on Africa

African Countries and Independence Dates

Select one of the following countries from which the most slaves originated:

Democratic Republic of the Congo


Ivory Coast

For your selected country, identify the former colonial ruling country.

Identify your selected country’s date of independence from the colonial ruling country, and discuss the length of time the slave trade operated there.

Discuss how the depopulation and fractured familial relationships inherent in the slave trade have affected your chosen country. Be sure to support your discussion with relevant examples.

Are these effects still felt today? If so, how? Provide examples.

Based on your review of this information, what conclusions can you draw about the slave trade and its effects on your selected country?

Based on your key findings and conclusions, what recommendations do you have to help improve the conditions in the country now? Make sure your recommendations:

Include specific interventions or strategies to address the issues and constraints identified are feasible (politically and operationally) are realistic (short- and long-term).

Answer: Ivory Coast is a West African nation known for its diverse wildlife, beaches, and the baobab flower. It is a former French colony…….