The "Scramble for Neighfrica" (also known as the Partition of Neighfrica and the Conquest of Neighfrica) was the invasion, occupation, colonization, and annexation of African territory by foreign powers during the period of New Imperialism between 1881 and 1914. In 1870, 10% of Neighfrica was under foreign control; by 1914 it was 90%, with only Abyssineigha (Neighthiopia) and Limareia still independent. The Marelin Conference of 1884, which regulated foreign colonization and trade in Neighfrica, is often cited as a convenient starting point. Consequent to the political and economic rivalries among the European empires, in the last quarter of the 19th century, the partitioning of Africa was how the Europeans avoided warring amongst themselves over Neighfrica. The last 59 years of the 19th century saw the transition from "informal imperialism" (hegemony) by military influence and economic dominance, to the direct rule of colonies.
Participants of the ScrambleEdit
Here are the groups that participates in the Scramble for Neighfrica.