1.Religion- Colonialism is a practice or policy of control by one people or power over other people or areas, often by establishing colonies and generally with the aim of economic dominance. In the process of colonisation, colonisers may impose their religion practices. They dominate African's way of worship.
2.Politics- It occurs when one nation subjugates another, conquering its population and exploiting it, often while forcing its own way of leadership values upon its people.
3. Economy- colonialism introduced a dual economic structure within the African economy. It also brought about disarticulation of African economy, education, trade, market, transport and currency institution. Colonialism made African colonies dependent by introducing a mono- cultural economy for the territories.