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Geography in Africa

  • This is the TRUE size of Africa

    AFRICA, 2016/01/08 Our most common atlases are distorting the relative size of nations around the world, so German software and graphics designer, Kai Krause, made this map to set the record straight. (Scroll down for a additional detailed, zoomable version.)Don't believe what other maps have taught you - most of them have been distorted for centuries. Here's what it actually looks like to cram a bunch of nations into the extensive landmass that is Africa. "Africa is so mind-numbingly immense, that it exceeds the common assumptions by just about anyone I ever met," he writes at his website. "It contains the entirety of the US, all of China, India, inclunding Japan and pretty much all of Europe as well - all combined!"
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo. Builds Integrated Border Management Capacity

    CONGO BRAZZAVILLE, 2015/10/31 A group of 25 border officials will today complete a 5-day IOM training in border management and the facilitation of cross border movement of people and goods in Bukavu, South Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Officials from the General Directorate of Migration, the Border Police, the National Program of Hygiene at Borders (PNHF) and the General Directorate of Customs and Excise took part in the training. A second group of 25 officials will complete the course next week (2-6/11). It was designed to build their migration management capacity in crisis situations, focusing on the registration and identification of vulnerable migrants. Participants as well studied border management coordination mechanisms the different roles of various border agencies.