Thursday, May 23, 2019

Djibouti: Camp Lemonier Integral to US Interests in Africa, Red Sea

Panel: U.S. Base in Djibouti Key to American Interests in Africa Camp Lemonier, the American base in Djibouti, is becoming more integral to U.S. interests...

UN Chief Appoints Haysom to Work with AU on Mitigation of Sudan Crisis

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday appointed an envoy to Sudan to work with the African Union on mediating an end to the crisis...

Charting a Way Forward in Sudan’s Unfinished Transition

Omar al-Bashir is out as president of Sudan, but protesters suspect that the military-led transition is a game of musical chairs. A new curfew...

Ethiopian Navy to be Based at Musawa

French-built Ethiopian Navy will be based in Massawa, Eritrea, according to Djibouti's President Ismaïl Omar Guelleh in an exclusive interview with French magazine Jeune...

Somaliland Corrects IGAD Exclusion of Country in Red Sea Taskforce in Statement

Somaliland wants to be included in the Taskforce on the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden by the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD). The...

South Africa Struggles to Contain Xenophobia

The atmosphere remains volatile in South Africa following attacks on foreign nationals that left two people dead as well as threats of more attacks...

Ethiopia, United States Unique Bond Positively Impacting on Region?

A high-level US delegation just returned from Ethiopia, which is arguably America's closest ally on the continent of Africa. How did these two countries...

Is political integration in the Horn of Africa possible?

Recent diplomatic initiatives in the Horn are a positive step, but the region needs much more to achieve lasting peace. Following his recent efforts to...

Ethiopia Premier Waiting for EU Signal to Shuttle Dialogue Between Somaliland, Somalia?

Ethiopian Prime minister Abiy Ahmed is awaiting a European Union input to boost reconciliation initiative between Somalia and Somaliland, ADV learns here Sunday. Last week, delegates...

$100 mln AfDB Cyclone Response Plan for Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe

Following the devastating impact of Cyclone Idai and the unprecedented loss of life and property in Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Malawi, the African Development Bank...

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Russia, France and Germany Voice Support for Nuclear DEal with Iran Despite US Pulling...

The leaders of Russia, France and Germany have underscored the need to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, stressing their commitment to boosting...

Somalia: Ex-Minister Elabe Among 9 Killed in Mogadishu Suicide Bomb

Militant group Al Shabab exploded a suicide car bomb and killed at least nine people, including Somalia’s former foreign minister, near the presidential palace...

US Court Jury Finds Somalia’s Colonel Tukeh Guilty as Torturer

A jury has found a northern Virginia man who once served as a colonel in the Somali Army responsible for torturing a man more...