Horn of Africa

Somalia: Teenager Declines State Job

Feisal Abdullahi Omar, 16, who was appointed as deputy district commissioner.<p>A sixteen-year-old boy has rejected an appointed as the deputy …


'Somaliland's $442m port project with DP World and Ethiopia will go ahead'

In April 2016, the Republic of Somaliland, an African nation situated in the Horn of Africa, proudly announced a $442 million international …


Port Objection Risks Destabilizing Horn of Africa, Minister Says

A budding dispute over plans to develop a port in Somaliland risks destabilizing the Horn of Africa region, the semi-autonomous territory’s foreign …


US airstrike in Somalia kills 2 al-Shabab extremists

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The U.S. military says it has killed two extremists with an airstrike in Somalia.<p>The U.S. Africa Command says the airstrike on Monday near Mubaarak in Lower Shabelle region killed two al-Shabab fighters, wounded three and destroyed one vehicle.<p>Al-Shabab representives were …


In Somalia, women defy strict rules to play football

Somali football players of Golden Girls Football Center, Somalia’s first female soccer club, attend their training session at Toyo stadium in …


Catholic charity says world cannot forget Somalia crisis

YAOUNDÉ, Cameroon – The head of Caritas Somalia is calling on the international community not to forget the Horn of Africa country as other crises …


FDNY firefighters killed in Iraq remembered for determination to help others

<b>NEW YORK</b> <b>--</b> A memorial service was held Tuesday for two New York City firefighters killed in Iraq last week, along with five other service members. …

New York City

Senate kills resolution to end US role in Yemeni civil war

The U.S. Senate voted Tuesday to kill a bipartisan resolution to remove U.S. forces from the conflict in Yemen between a Saudi-led coalition and …

Middle East

Civil rights advocate Jaylani Hussein leads at CAIR-MN and in community work - Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal

In today’s political climate, Jaylani Hussein’s work is more important than ever. As executive director of the Minnesota chapter of the Council on …

Minneapolis-Saint Paul

Is interest African art on the rise in the Middle East?

Modern and contemporary African art is making its presence felt at the 2018 edition of Art Dubai. Galleries from the continent have increased by 50% …


Africa:Mutual Benefits of Ethiopia's Refugee Policy

[ISS] Ethiopia is the second largest refugee-hosting country in Africa. It is also fast becoming the most progressive on the continent in responding …


Kenya’s refugee policy cries out for rethink

Growing refugee population warrants serious think about the direction of the country’s refugee policy.


The decades-long quest to end drought (and feed millions) by taking the salt out of seawater

In October 2017, Charlie Paton was driving across the parched plains of northwestern Somaliland when he passed a seemingly endless queue of rumbling …


Why the state of emergency in Ethiopia could destabilise the Horn of Africa

Former Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn sent shock waves through the region when he abruptly tendered his resignation.<p>Desalegn said that …


Dignified Transfer Of Heroes Killed In Helicopter Crash: Video

Our hearts go out to the families of those lost. Watch the moving video of the dignified transfer here.<p>WESTHAMPTON BEACH, NY — The dignified transfer …


Egypt, Sudan vow to cooperate as Ethiopia builds Nile dam

Cairo - Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir has met his Egyptian counterpart in Cairo, as the two countries look to repair ties that were recently …


Ethiopia's state of emergency could destabilise the Horn of Africa

Following the resignation of its prime minister, Ethiopia finds itself on the precipice of widespread political unrest.


Kenya is splitting, and this rift at Suswa is just the beginning

What was recently an even plain of fertile, arable land has been reduced to a rugged expanse.

East Africa

Somalia:Al-Shabaab Militants Withdraw From Burdhubo Town

The Al-Qaeda-aligned Al Shabaab militants have withdrawn from Burdhubo district in Gedo region in Southern Somalia hours after it capturing it from …


Use of computational modeling combined with advanced visualization to develop strategies for the design of crop ideotypes to address food security | Nutrition Reviews

Sustainable crop production is a contributing factor to current and future food security. Innovative technologies are needed to design strategies …

National Science Foundation

Eritrea to Ethiopia: Deal with your security crisis, stop chasing scapegoats

Eritrea says Ethiopia must move to deal with its chronic internal security crisis instead of finding scapegoats from outside.<p>This is the position of …


Ethiopia’s political crisis is now spilling over into Kenya’s borders

In just over a week, nearly 10,000 Ethiopians have sought asylum in Kenya, underscoring the ethnic tensions and internal problems facing the Horn of Africa nation and posing a direct challenge to the ruling coalition.<p>The refugees fled the restive Oromia region following a botched military operation …


Ethiopia Embassy Passport Visa Processing Services

Ethiopia Visa Services:<p>Superb Enterprises Private Limited helps in Ethiopian Visa Application Services. All the visitors to Ethiopia, except …


Business and politics collide in the Horn of Africa for DP World

LONDON: DP World’s container ports business has much to be happy about. International operations are expanding and producing healthy profits and …


An Ethiopia-backed port is changing power dynamics in the Horn of Africa

A deal brokered by Ethiopia to develop the port at Berbera will have a ripple effect across the Horn of Africa



Put yourself in the shoes of a museum curator. You have the funds to conduct some much needed preservation on battleflags captured by the US Navy …


Ethiopia: WB Approves U.S.$600 Million Financing for Governance, Infrastructure in Ethiopia

The World Bank this week approved 600 million USD of International Development Association (IDA) for better urban governance, infrastructures and …

Smart Cities

How an Ethiopia-backed port is changing power dynamics in the Horn of Africa

When Eritrea gained its independence from Ethiopia in 1993, Ethiopia became landlocked and therefore dependent on its neighbours – especially …


China helps boost Ethiopia turnaround

Illustration: Liu Rui/GT<p>Until 2000, Ethiopia was perceived to be one of the poorest countries in Africa.<p>It was consistently ranked the third-poorest …


Canadian Wireless Users Keep Getting Calls from Somalia in Latest Scam [u]

Some wireless users in Canada, in particular those on Telus, Koodo and Freedom Mobile, keep getting spammed with calls from Somalia to their wireless …