Stuff to read: Africa is a hell of a blog.

How people in southern Sudan get to be Dinka, or Nuer, or whatever. You can be either, and which you pick depends on political expediency, but it helps to be posh.

How’s Morgan Tsvangirai getting on in Zimbabwe? Not so well, and it may be for the best that opposition is growing in his party, because he’s being an arsehole about it.

Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni was the leading example of democracy in Africa. Then he was the leading example of its war on terrorism. Now it looks like he’s still the latter but not the former, and everyone else in local politics wants an armed convoy.

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