Give detailed information about colonization in African Continent.

1)       Due to Industrial Revolution, growing population and rising imperialism among the European nations attracted their attention towards African continent.
2)       European imperialist had known the continent Africa for its vast area and minerals.
3)       As a result, the European nations like England, France, Belgium, etc. started their competition to acquire colonies in Asia and Africa.
4)       At the same time, they also started their voyages and expeditions to find the new sea routes.
5)       European nation had taken first step of colonizing Africa in 1871.
6)       There was scope of settlements in Africa as there were gold and silver mining.
Thus, European Nations started to settle and make their own colonies in Africa.