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Eritrea's unsettling alliance

Asmara's new role as Saudi Arabia's ally is causing headaches in Addis just as Egypt makes overtures to Issayas

Ethiopia is troubled by the deepening role of Eritrea in the Saudi Arabian-led coalition's war against Houthi rebels in Yemen and its enemy's consequent relief from diplomatic isol...


EU official in probe

The European Union may have to find another Special Representative for the Horn of Africa: EUSR Alexander Rondos is being investigated in Greece over a 9.5 billion euro (US$13.05 b...


Making Djibouti a logistical hub

Chinese-financed port and rail projects could be a boon for the region's trade

On 8 September, Abubaker Mohamed Hadi, the President of the Djibouti Port and Free Zone Authority, presided over the ceremony to mark the start of construction at Damerjog Port, a ...


Famine fallout

The slowness of the international response to the developing famine in the Horn of Africa last year needlessly cost thousands of lives, says a report by Oxfam and Save the Children...


Food crisis

Food security in the wider Horn of Africa has worsened dramatically over the past year. Some 24 million people are now unable to meet basic food needs across East Africa and the Ho...


Two brutal stalemates

Somali politicians negotiate in Nairobi; and a gulf remains between Eritrea and Ethiopia

On 29 October, suicide bombers launched coordinated attacks on civilians in Puntland and in Somaliland, killing up to 40 people and injuring many more. This looked timed to undermi...


Correction

In AC Vol 49 No 11, in the article on Dijibouti/Eritrea, we incorrectly stated that Eritrea had severed diplomatic ties with Qatar. In fact, we had intended to refer to Ethiopia’s ...


A threat to the Horn and beyond

Rising tension between the regimes of President Yusuf and Chairman Aweys could escalate into a regional war

Despite two impressive-looking agreements on security in Somalia this week, the prospects for a peaceful resolution of the crisis are poor. For now there is little middle ground, l...


Volunteers?

Refugees in the Horn are worried. The budget of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is falling. In Kenya, the operational budget was US$23.4 million in 1999 and is $1...


The focus shifts

After dislodging the Taliban in Afghanistan the USA has north-east Africa in its sights

This week, policymakers in Washington are debating what to do about Islamist terrorists in the Horn of Africa. There is much excited talk about joint anti-terror operations involvi...


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