By Chola Mukanga
The word colonialism naturally awakens images of King Leopold and other tyrants in ages gone by that subjected defenceless Africans in the rampant thirst for wealth and power. This shouldn't surprise us because the human mind has the tendency to gravitate towards the worst triangulation of any issue, even though reason dictates that much of colonialism is subtle and propagated through indirect structures.
Chola Mukanga is an economist and founder of the Zambian Economist which provides independent economic perspectives on Zambia's progress towards meaningful development for her people
Copyright: Zambian Economist, 2013