What If Europe Never Colonized Africa?

Africa, Uncolonized: A Detailed Look at an Alternate Continent | Big Think | Strange Maps.

What if Europeans had never colonized Africa?  What would the “state” boundaries look like?

The map – upside down, to skew our traditional eurocentric point of view – shows an Africa dominated by Islamic states, and native kingdoms and federations. All have at least some basis in history, linguistics or ethnography. None of their borders is concurrent with any of the straight lines imposed on the continent by European powers, during the 1884-85 Berlin Conference and in the subsequent Scramble for Africa.

Much different than the current boundaries, of course.  Would it be more peaceful and prosperous?

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