Archive for tag: east-africa


Why Is Kenya Being Such an International Relations Badass Lately?

Kenya recently launched a cross border invasion to expel Al-Shabab fighters from the lawlessness of southern Somalia. This along with other actions are interesting for a country typically concerned with issues in its own borders.

Kiva Microfinance Visualization – How Millions Move Millions

Kiva, a leading Microfinance organization, recently published a video which depicts the sum total of their loans and repayments overlayed upon a map of the globe.

Southern Sudan – Flag

July 9, 2011 brought with it the dawn of a new nation – Southern Sudan. Learn about its new flag and its sybolism.

Maps Of Africa – A Visual History

BBC launches an online feature concerning African Maps. Excellent resource.

Somali Pirates Capture 4 Cargo Ships, 60 Crewmen

Clear act of defiance and retribution for Navy SEALS’ rescue of American hostage.