Humanitarian & Cultural Causes in Africa
17.7K views | +2 today
Follow
 
Scooped by Igor Espanhol
onto Humanitarian & Cultural Causes in Africa
Scoop.it!

#Kenya and #Somalia’s row over offshore rights is rooted in the carve up of #Africa

#Kenya and #Somalia’s row over offshore rights is rooted in the carve up of #Africa | Humanitarian & Cultural Causes in Africa | Scoop.it
The claim that Kenya is making cuts off Somalia’s claim. And Somalia’s claim cuts off Kenya’s claim.
Igor Espanhol's insight:

"The borderlines separating Kenya and Somalia were first drawn in the late 19th century. Like everywhere else on the continent, this was the work of cartographers working for European colonial powers. Across the continent they replaced porous spaces in which people engaged openly across culture, language, religion, kinship, and ethnicity with straight-line geometrics."

more...
No comment yet.
Humanitarian & Cultural Causes in Africa
Social, Humanitarian & Cultural Causes in Africa. Investors Europe Sponsors Aurelie D'Unienville.  http://www.aureliemarrierdunienville.com/   http://www.investorseurope.net/en/managing-director . Disclaimer : this page is not intended for any specific nationality or jurisdiction. It is also not intended to solicit clients from any specific jurisdiction including the Republic of Mauritius inter alia.
Curated by Investors Europe Stock Brokers

Aurelie D'Unienville - Humanitarian Causes in Africa

Want to help Aurelie document humanitarian causes in Africa?