Friday, July 30, 2021

5 Countries Facing ‘Climate Change Wars’ as Temperatures Rise and Storms Get Bigger

A combination of historical conflict, droughts caused by rising temperatures, more extreme weather events and mass-migration triggered by food shortages renders conflict likely in...

Taiwan’s Chiayi Donates Firefighting Equipment to Somaliland

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Chiayi County on Monday morning (July 26) gifted firefighting equipment to Somaliland during a donation ceremony. Somaliland Representative to Taiwan Mohamed Omar Hagi Mohamoud, Deputy...

Ethiopia Diverts Passenger Flights Away from Bole International Airport

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All domestic and international flights which were bound to land at Ethiopia's main airport have been diverted to land elsewhere. Speaking to The EastAfrican, an...

EU Cuts Cash for KDF in Somalia by Half

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The European Union (EU) and its partners cut by half the budget for troops fighting Al-Shabaab militia in Somalia after a secret partial withdrawal...

Somalia Fails to Meet ‘Selection’ Date for Upper House Yet Again

Somalia has postponed elections that were due to start on Sunday after months of delays in the deeply unstable Horn of Africa country, officials...

Ethiopia’s Tigray Crisis: What’s Stopping Aid Getting In?

Aid convoys are facing significant obstacles in reaching parts of Ethiopia's northern region of Tigray, due to renewed fighting between government and Tigrayan forces The...

Can Israel Help in Containment of Tensions Surrounding the Nile?

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The long-running dispute is between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia. It all revolves around the waters of the Nile. On July 8, a disagreement between three...

Kenya Not to Back Down on Protection of Maritime Border with Somalia

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President Uhuru Kenyatta has told Somalia that Kenya has no plans to back down in its quest to secure its maritime border. Speaking in Boni...

Al-Shabab Threatens to Disrupt Somalia ‘Selections’

Somali terrorist group al-Shabab has threatened to attack electoral delegates who will be choosing lawmakers in parliamentary elections beginning next week. The Islamist militant group...

Djibouti Needs a Plan B for the Post-Guelleh Era

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After Ethiopia and Eritrea fell out in 1998, Djibouti’s ports became landlocked Ethiopia's only outlet and a critical lifeline for exports and imports to...