Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Geostrategic position draws foreign powers to Djibouti

With China’s overseas military expansion and advocacy of a new world order, Djibouti’s congested territory could become a collision point in a new scramble...

Kenya: Sophia Abdinoor, MP, wins African leadership award

Ijara Member of Parliament Sophia Abdinoor has won a top African female leadership award. The award, which was given by Women Advancement for Economic and...

From East Africa en route to Europe, people brave drownings, endless abuse in Yemen

Drownings, disease and abuse fail to deter on route supposed to be safer option from east Africa When the boat’s engines stopped, the beatings began....

Students from Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda to participate in Ethiopia sattelite launch

Ethiopia is set to launch its first earth observatory satellite in September 2019, joining a list of few African countries that have put the...

Ethiopia: Erstwhile friends in struggle for reform could pose a problem for Abiy

They were tortured for their political beliefs. They saw friends shot dead by security forces. They were forced to cut their hair and give...

Safaricom Plans M-Pesa Entry in New African Market by April

Company seeks mergers and acquisitions skills for transaction M-Pesa mobile-money service available in seven African states East Africa’s biggest company by market value plans...
Somaliland, Somtribune

Somaliland steps up push for international recognition

World’s failure to grant statehood risks reigniting war with Somalia, minister warns The self-declared state of Somaliland is stepping up its push for international recognition, warning...

Ethiopia: First Woman Supreme Court Chief right behind first female president

Ethiopia swore in its first female Supreme Court chief on Thursday, part of a wave of appointments of women to top government positions backed...

Gulf competition in the Horn of Africa: analysis

Greater interests among Gulf states in the Horn of Africa pose significant opportunities as well as challenges to countries in the region. In a...

Somaliland: Berbera Port development highlights regional potential

Unrecognised state set to benefit from vital position on Red Sea Corridor At the Berbera container port in the internationally unrecognised state of Somaliland, employees...

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Somaliland: Are the UAE, DP World going back on Berbera development Abiy’s lead?

DP World downsizes in Berbera: In developing Somaliland's port, the Emirati operator is having to contend with the new political configurations in the Horn. Despite the...

Aung San Suu Kyi’s ‘shameful behavior’ costs her Amnesty International Award

Amnesty International announced today that it has withdrawn its highest honor, the Ambassador of Conscience Award, from Aung San Suu Kyi, in light of...

UN forum to bring ‘big space data’ benefits to disaster response in Africa

Outer space and disaster response experts, on Monday, gathered at a United Nations forum in Bonn, Germany, to discuss how “big data” including social...