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Why did the slave trade, from and within East and West Africa, continue into the second half of the nineteenth century?

the difficulty of mounting an effective naval blockade to stop the export of slaves; or the need for cheap slave labour to cultivate plantation crops like palm trees in Dahomey and the states of the Niger Delta

With reference to specific examples, account for the emergence and growth of independent African churches in West Africa and assess their importance in the region.

Independent African Churches grew up as a protest against the style of management of mission controlled churches and against certain unpopular aspects of colonial rule. These reasons were the same in every part of Africa.