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Horn of Africa


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Rival Arab powers take their fight to Africa

Two Middle Eastern power blocs are buying friends and influence in the Horn but further damaging prospects for stability there

Saudi Arabia's and the United Arab Emirates' military dealmaking in the Horn of Africa is deepening rivalries in a region already overflowing with arms. This year, there has been a...


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...

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