Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Kenya Suspends Flights to Somalia, Announces New Route to Somaliland

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Only days after Somalia made a big deal about resuming relations with the Republic of Kenya, the latter decides to suspend commercial flights to...

Tribalism Comes to the West

About a decade ago, when I worked for the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), I had to force myself to go to lunch with a...

How Kenya-Somalia Relations Were Restored

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Somalia restored diplomatic relations with Kenya on Thursday after five months following mediation by Qatar led by Emir Sheikh Tamim Al Thani. Somalia's Ministry of...

US Confiscates Massive Arms Shipment Off Coast of Oman, Yemen – Analysis

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The raid comes amid tensions in Yemen and Iran’s attempt to support the Houthi rebels. However, it may be linked to other militant groups...

Somalia: NSF Rejects AMISOM’s Taiwo inclusion in AU Mediation Team

The opposition in Somalia has called for the withdrawal of AMISOM head of political affairs Taiwo Babatunde in the AU mediation team terming him...

Kenya Has a Pivotal Role to Play in US-Africa Relations

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President Joe Biden should break with past practice of simply making an occasional visit to use Africa as a scenic backdrop to make empty...

Somaliland: Hargeisa Bypass 25 Percent Complete: TMEA

Somaliland Port of Berbera will become the most modern port in the Horn of Africa when its first phase is completed. The construction of Hargeisa...

Somalia, Kenya Relations to Resume

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Somalia says ties cut after dispute will resume on the basis of ‘non-interference in each other’s affairs’. Somalia has said it is restoring diplomatic ties with neighbouring Kenya after...

DP World, Partners to Invest US$1Bln in Logistics Infrastructure Along Berbera Corridor

PRESS RELEASE Ministry of Transport of Ethiopia and DP World sign MoU for the development of the Ethiopian side of the Berbera Corridor DP World, a...

Africa’s Digital Payments Race Becomes a Scramble

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The prospect of a cashless Africa has triggered a scramble for control of its payments plumbing. The continent’s top telecoms operators have become big...