Sunday, May 27, 2018

East Africa: How an Ethiopia-Backed Port Is Changing Power Dynamics in the Horn of...

When Eritrea gained its independence from Ethiopia in 1993, Ethiopia became landlocked and therefore dependent on its neighbours - especially Djibouti - for access...

ETHIOPIA: BETWEEN STONE AND A HARD PLACE

Ethiopia's venture in jointly developing the Port of Berbera with DP World and Somaliland has raised eyebrows from its neighbours in the east and...

Somaliland Parliament Calls Somalia Aggression Against Somaliland a Threat To Regional Stability

The House of Representatives (HoR) of the Republic of Somaliland, the lower of a bicameral parliament in place, today, thrashed the Somalia and its...

Port deal underscores Djibouti’s reliance on Ethiopia

With political instability in Ethiopia, will there be enough trade to keep Somaliland and Djibouti's ports busy? When Djibouti makes international headlines, it is usually...

‘Weaponizing capital’: US worries over China’s expanding role in Africa

Concerns in Washington are growing amid reports that China is poised to gain control of a major commercial port on the Horn of Africa,...

Somalia: Amisom Urges UN to Rescind Withdrawal of Peacekeepers Resolution

The troop-contributing countries to peacekeepers in Somalia now want the United Nations Security Council to reconsider its resolution on phased withdrawal issued last September. The...

General says China’s control of a port in Djibouti could have ‘significant’ repercussions for...

The US military's Africa Command is reworking its strategy to take into account China's growing strength on the continent  The top US general for Africa...
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Be Warned Restoration of Somaliland Independence Came by at a Very High Cost ...

President shows umbrage on Mogadishu's sustained belligerence against Somaliland emotionally touching his audience. His Excellency the President of the Republic of Somaliland, Musa Behi Abdi,...

Kenya: Fish rots from the head’ – ODM demands answers on UhuRuto’s secret spending

ODM has demanded that President Uhuru Kenyatta account for the billions of shillings he used in secret expenditures. A new audit report unearthed how the Presidency...
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The Unrecognized Republic: Somaliland and the Gulf Security

The self-declared Republic of Somaliland is looking to the Gulf secure its borders within the Horn of Africa due to the regional instability. The autonomous...

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President Bihi Calls Somalia’s Gass Multiple-Defaulter on Negotiated Ceasefires

His Excellency the President of the Republic of Somaliland, Musa Bihi Abdi, speaking to the press on Saturday, Hargeisa, revealed that Abdiweli M Gass,...

Djibouti: Attractive but Risky

As countries across the Horn of Africa embark on ambitious programs to attract foreign investment, Djibouti seems a stable option in a volatile region....

Somaliland Paging Mr Michael Keating!

The defined territory is one of the physical elements of the state enshrined in the Montevideo Convention on the Rights and Duties of States...