Monday, October 3, 2022

The Broken Dreams of Desperate Migrants Fleeing Africa for Saudi Arabia

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The people smugglers promised Fentahun Derebe passage to Saudi Arabia, where the young Ethiopian could make more money than he had ever dreamed of,...

What Ethiopia needs is a new federal arrangement

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The recent events in Eastern Ethiopia proved once again that the country's ethnic federalism is not working. After just four months in office, Ethiopia's reformist...

John Hanning Speke and the Source of the Nile

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On September 15, 1864, British explorer and army officer John Hanning Speke died by accident with a shot gun. Speke is most associated with the search for the source of the Nile and was in fact...

South Sudan’s rival leaders sign power-sharing agreement

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Once the final deal is signed, the foes will have three months to form a transitional government. President Salva Kiir and his rival Riek Machar...

Somaliland wants Uganda recognition

The state of Somaliland, which seeks to attain international recognition has opened talks with Uganda about a consulate in Kampala. Somaliland, a tiny country in...

Kenya Expresses Grave Concern Over Russia Ukraine Move

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Kenya’s ambassador at the U.N. Security Council said it was gravely concerned with recent Russia's announcement. Kenyan Ambassador Martin Kimani drew parallels to African history...

Dubai’s DP World takes Djibouti to London court

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Dubai-based DP World has commenced a legal battle with Djibouti over termination of a contract to manage the Doraleh Container Terminal. DP World said it...

COMMUNIQUÉ OF THE 46TH ORDINARY SESSION OF IGAD COUNCIL OF MINISTERS

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The IGAD Council of Ministers held its 46th Ordinary Session on 27th February 2019 under the chairmanship of H.E. Dr Workneh Gebeyehu, Minister for...

Africa’s Opportunity in Addis

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This week, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s capital and a city full of symbolic importance for all of Africa, will host the Third International Conference on...

Djibouti, Eritrea agree to normalise ties strained since 2008

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Eritrea and Djibouti have agreed to normalise ties a decade after a border dispute led to brief military clashes, officials said on Thursday after...