A link to this information rich interactive map was sent into us by our friend and colleague, Dr. Diana Sinton from University of Redlands – thanks for the heads up, Diana! Be sure to view the map on its original website so you can explore all the interactive data

 “When African states gained independence, the continent’s new leaders agreed to respect the old colonial borders to avoid endless wars. But separatist movements still abound.”

Scroll over each country to learn about the rebellions across Africa.

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