Sunday, 27 June 2010

Economist Videographic: A History of Modern Sudan

The Economist earlier this year published a videographic on the History of Modern Sudan, useful in summarising a recurring flashpoint in global concern. Split between north and south, Sudan's recent history has been shaped by conflict and oil:

Saturday, 26 June 2010

Guardian Interactive: Fight for control of the river Nile

Talks between the nine Nile basin countries on how to share and protect the river have broken down. The Guardian has a useful interactive guide to the various disputes as they stand in mid-2010: