African artist creates 'confusion' on social media after defending colonial masters

African artist creates 'confusion' on social media after defending colonial masters

- Social media users have expressed their opinions about a statement attributed to a Congolese artist named Sindika Dokolo

- Dokolo is reported to have given a possible reason for the way some Africans suffer in recent times

- In his opinion, Africans are still suffering because of opinions or perceptions held with regard to colonialism in Africa

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Social media users are divided over an opinion shared by a Congolese artist with respect to the colonization of Africa.

The artist, Sindika Dokolo, asserted that Africans are still suffering because of their perception of colonialism.

He explained that an African who believes the continent’s history started on the day the colonial explorer arrived is mistaken.

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Per a report by BBC News Africa, this did not go down well with some social media users who shared their opinion on his comment.

Charles countered by saying that the thinking capacity of Africans is now growing.

Suluku added that the impact on Africans has been negative.

To Egwanyu Jr, we lost our minds to colonialists.

Allen believes Blacks need to tell their own story.

Ogbuji expressed his views with the help of a quote attributed to Malcolm X.

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The musician revealed that the girl was the brain behind a beautiful piece of jewelry which had come to her notice.

She promised that she would wear it at the Recording Academy of the GRAMMYs for the year 2019.

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