Saturday, October 16, 2021

IGAD Issues Alert over Ageing Tanker Abandoned in the Red Sea

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A possible oil spill from the dilapidated tanker would occasion a massive environmental catastrophe in the Red Sea which more than 30 million livelihoods...

Djibouti: Migrants Wash Up Near Obock

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The bodies of 10 migrants washed up on the coast of Djibouti on the Horn of Africa, the U.N. migration agency said on Thursday. The...

Drought Forecasts for Somalia, Kenya, Ethiopia

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Every five or so years, it rips me apart to watch the same tragedy: a La Niña weather cycle brings devastating drought and hunger...

Guelleh, Afwerki Among Africa’s Longest Ruling Dictators

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Guineans head to the polls on Sunday in a tense election in which octogenarian President Alpha Conde is seeking to extend his rule into...

EAC Officially Endorses Amina to Lead WTO

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The East African Community (EAC) has officially endorsed the candidature of Kenya's Amina Mohamed in the race to head the World Trade Organisation (WTO)....

Horn of Africa at Crossroads: Fragility in Domestic Politics and Tradeoffs in External Actors’...

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The colossal rivalry between numerous international and global actors foisted on the Horn of Africa region, at present, due to geostrategic interests can only...

Is Africom looking for a New Home?

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Given the large US military presence in Africa, could the continent benefit from having the command based locally? When the Pentagon sought to locate its...

India Joins DCOC – A Red Sea, Indian Ocean Task Force Against High...

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The Djibouti Code of Conduct (DCOC) was originally signed in 2009 by Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Maldives, Seychelles, Somalia, the United Republic of Tanzania...

Elephant Relative ‘Lost to Science’ Spotted for First Time in 50 Years

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Also known as Somali sengi (Elephantulus revoilii), the mammal has a long nose, large eyes and a tuft of fur on its tail Not seen...

Hard to Pay Back Chinese Loans in Nigeria, Rest of Africa

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In Djibouti, the Chinese are in charge of the ports too, just because Djibouti borrowed money it could not pay back.Unable to repay its...