Monday, August 3, 2020

AU Can Contribute Constructively to the Somaliland-Somalia Talks

The AU can support the ongoing negotiations between Somalia and Somaliland by providing technical support and acting as guarantor to ensuing agreements. The leaders of...

African Development Bank Chief, Adesina, Cleared in External Misconduct Probe

Inquiry led by former Irish president dismisses claims against Akinwumi Adesina An independent inquiry has cleared the president of the African Development Bank of misconduct,...

High Ethiopian Delegation Jets in to Somaliland, As Egyptians Conclude Visit

An Ethiopian delegation led by Finance minister Ahmed Shide has arrived in Hargeisa the capital of Somaliland to discuss bilateral relations. This just a week...

President Bihi Says No to Foreign Red Sea Taskforce Without Somaliland Participation

Somaliland government has stated any discussion or coalition to handle the Red Sea must involve the country. Somaliland President Musa Bihi spoke out against the...

Ethiopia Says it, Egypt and Sudan Reach “Major Common Understanding” on Disputed Dam

Ethiopia says it, Egypt and Sudan reach “major common understanding" toward "breakthrough agreement” on disputed dam. Ethiopia’s prime minister said Tuesday his country, Egypt and...

Research to Study Effects of Gulf Investments in East African Ports

The research aims to understand how infrastructural investments affect political dynamics in the UAE, Somalia (Bossasso), and Somaliland (Berbera). Experts are launching a $500,000 research...

Somaliland Ready to Mediate Nile Conflict Between Close Allies – Egypt, Ethiopia

Somaliland Ministry of Foreign Affairs calls for dialogue between the two countries over the Nile Dam tiff, saying it is well placed to mediate...

Over 200 More Covid-19 Related Deaths Recorded in South Africa

South Africa has reported a further 216 Covid-19-related deaths, bringing the total number to 4 669, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said on Thursday. Seven deaths...

The U.S. Wants to Manufacture Russian Weapons

See that Russian Kalashnikov rifle? That Russian mortar and anti-tank rocket? It might be made in America. The U.S. Army wants to acquire arms designed by...

Unresolved Tensions, Grievances Partly Fuel Violence in Ethiopia

Violence in Ethiopia underscores unresolved ethnic tensions Oromia, one of the regions in Ethiopia’s ethnically constituted federation and the country’s most populated one, also happens...

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Somaliland: Using a Solar Minigrid, Villagers Leave Behind Brackish Water

A solar array – complete with battery storage and remote monitoring and control capabilities – has been transforming brackish groundwater into fresh drinking water...

Kenyan Traders Lose KShs 8 Milion as Somalia Turns Away a Miraa Cargo Flight...

Miraa traders are up in arms after another plane ferrying 11 tonnes of the produce to Puntland in Somalia was turned back for allegedly...

US Africa Command Plans to Move Headquarters, But not to Africa

US President Donald Trump has ordered the US military's Africa Command (Africom) to move its headquarters out of Germany, the force's commander said on...