Africa's Borders: porous, unprotected and blocking trade and economic development - By Keith Somerville

From African Arguments Tue Feb 12 2013, 09:42:21

Africa inherited its borders - they were not created by those who live within them, are divided by them or who cannot easily trade across them.  The many straight lines on the map (or even the wiggly ones that follow

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