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African Studies and African Country Resources @ Pitt: East African Countries

This guide provides selected high-quality resources on the global, political, economic, social and cultural aspects of the continent of Africa and its countries. It features individual country pages as well as sources searchable by topic or country.

East Africa

The UN subregion of East Africa consists of 20 countries in the eastern part of the continent. These countries include some of the poorest nations in the world situated in the Horn of Africa and Great Lakes regions. Coffee, cut flowers, tea, tobacco, fish, and vegetables are the region's predominant exports. 

Countries: Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Réunion, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, Somaliland, Tanzania, Uganda

Other significant sources' country subdivsions include those arranged by the African Development Bank Group and the African Union.

Resources:

RSS Feed - Burundi

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RSS Feed - Comoros

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RSS Feed - Kenya

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RSS Feed - Mauritius

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RSS Feed - Seychelles

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United Nations Subregions of Africa

Other country subdivsions include those arranged by the African Development Bank Group and the African Union.

RSS Feeds -- East Africa

News on East Africa in The Economist

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RSS Feed - Djibouti

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RSS Feed - Madagascar

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RSS Feed - Somalia

News Updates from the Guardian

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African Country Research

Africa is the world's second largest continent in area.  The countries differ immensely geographically, politically, socially, economically, and culturally.

The UN Statistics Division has subdivided the African continent into five regions, Northern Africa, Central or Middle Africa , Southern Africa, East Africa, and Western Africa. These subdivisions include the following countries: 

The African Development Bank Group , the African Union and AllAfrica (an African based news aggregrate service) use slightly different Subdivsions. 

This guide includes general resources focused by subject matter and country resources of external web links.  Individual country pages include links to history and culture related websites, as well as news resources and official government websites. 

Click on the country's link above to access the individual country pages.

RSS Feed - Ethiopia

News Updates from All Africa

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RSS Feed - Malawi

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RSS Feed - Rwanda

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RSS Feed - Réunion

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