Posts Tagged ‘independence’

Happy Birthday South Sudan (via The Mzungu Diaries)

July 12, 2011

Nothing necessitates the printing of updated maps more than the birth of a nation.

Happy Birthday South Sudan I have seen RPGs before. They're funny because they look like toys. A gun is a gun, but an RPG is a stick with a rugby ball on the end and it looks comic unless it's pointed at you. What I had never seen, however, was the sheer array of weaponry that South Sudan insisted on lining its roads with in the run-up to independence. Not that you can blame them, though. As the bus enters Juba it passes a long stretch of road on which the rectangular shad … Read More

via The Mzungu Diaries