Nov 21, 2013, 10:06 AM
"After four hundred years of colonialism, they robbed us of our belongings, took our ancestors to work for them to make Europe what it is now and today they have nothing to pay us than to treat us like slaves in their countries", explained Mr. Sankareh, who walked in to our offices yesterday afternoon.
According to Mr. Sankareh, having stayed for many years in Europe especially the UK, most Gambians and even Africans have no respect from the European system after working and contributing to the European society for long period.
Europe, which most African have for years looked forward to as the only solution has over the years registered an influx of Africans most of whom attribute their extreme decision to the inability of their respective countries to, provide jobs, or when they could, the remuneration is not comparable to those in Europe.
"That is not the case, as Africans and Gambians for that matter, we should stay in our country and work for the socio-economic development of our country. Yes people say that there is nothing in Africa but if we all come together as one, then Africa will be where Europe is today", he added.
explained by Mr. Sankareh, life is so terrible in
"Every now and then, they talk about democracy but all that is happening in
For Mr. Sankareh, Africans should not look at what their respective countries have done for them but they should look at what they have done towards the development of their countries and the continent in general.