Wednesday, November 14, 2018

In Africa, praise for Saudi Arabia reveals diplomatic dance

As shocking details in the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi approached a crescendo, the war-torn nation of South Sudan this week issued a...

To activists’ dismay, POLYGAMY persists across Africa

The suspicion of a third wife was planted in Irene Atenyo's mind when her husband could not account for his most recent pay. When she...

Berbera Port Agreement: Somaliland’s Boon

The 1933 Montevideo Convention on the Rights & Duties of States affirms that recognition of a state is unconditional and irrevocable. Somaliland, however, has...

Ethiopia reaches partial agreement with Ogaden Liberation Front

Ethiopia signed a peace deal on Sunday with Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) rebels from its Somali Region, whom it had previously outlawed as...

Turkey says Djibouti dam will be complete in 2019

Turkey's agriculture and forestry minister has said construction of the "Ambouli Friendship Dam" in Djibouti is halfway through. Underscoring the dam will strengthen the Turkish-Djiboutian...

Ethiopian runner who popularized defiance gesture returns home

The Ethiopian marathon runner who made global headlines with an anti-government gesture at the Rio Olympics finish line returned from exile on Sunday after...

Is Ethiopia taking control of the river Nile?

Look at Egypt on Google Earth and you will see a green line snaking through a sand-colored landscape, fanning out into a triangle in...

AU names Raila Odinga envoy to promote ownership among members

The African Union Commission on Saturday announced the appointment Kenya’s Opposition leader Raila Odinga as High Representative for Infrastructure Development in Africa. In a statement,...

Mass arrests, brainwashing threaten Ethiopia reform agenda

Prime Minister Should End Repressive Tactics This week, the Ethiopian government released over 1,000 youth from “rehabilitation camps” following a month-long detention. They were among...

India, Japan join scramble for military bases in Djibouti

India is all set to get access to the vital Djibouti military airbase, thanks to the proposed defence pact with Japan. Indian PM Narendra...

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Africa has phenomenal potential for intra-continental trade

Interview with Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi, UNCTAD Secretary-General Forty-nine of Africa’s 55 countries have signed the framework for the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) to...

Goal 50: Salah Named As World’s Third Best Player

The Egyptian has made the Goal 50 (#Goal50) podium for the first time, after a year in which he broke the record for goals...

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...