How colonial rule committed Africa to fragile authoritarianism

The impact of colonial rule on sub-Saharan Africa continues to be the subject of intense debate and controversy. Barely a year goes by in the UK without a public figure igniting a furor by arguing that colonialism somehow benefitted the people it oppressed.

https://qz.com/africa/1741033/how-colonial-rule-committed-africa-to-fragile-authoritarianism-2/