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East Africa in 2050: Nations will die, new borders will emerge

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Borders are likely to be remade out of a dire need to survive. Countries threatened with extinction because they have run out of water or energy, will have little choice but to attack those that have a lot of it – and secure future supplies through conquest.

Borders are likely to be remade out of a dire need to survive. Countries threatened with extinction because they have run out of water or energy, will have little choice but to attack those that have a lot of it – and secure future supplies through conquest. 

By CHARLES ONYANGO-OBBO

Posted  Sunday, December 18   2011 at  00:00

*Additional reporting and research by Christine Mungai.

Charles Onyango-Obbo is Nation Media Group’s Executive Editor for Africa & Digital Media: [email protected] & [email protected] The scenarios he paints here represent his personal views, and are in no way endorsed by NMG.

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