Source: Independent Catholic News Pope appeals for end to violence in Tigray Nov 27th, 2020 Ethiopian Orthodox cross – Wiki…Read more
Category: Horn of Africa
The current state of the locust plague: over 20 million at risk
Source: Reuters Locust invasion PUBLISHED FEBRUARY 27, 2020 Swarms of desert locusts have been recorded in the region since…Read more
Turkey and the New Scramble for Africa: Ottoman Designs or Unfounded Fears?
Source: Lawfare By Zach Vertin Sunday, May 19, 2019, 10:00 AM Photo Credit: via Anadolu Agency Editor’s Note: Turkey has…Read more
Why Al-Shabaab Targets Kenya
“Kenya may have suffered these attacks since it is considered a key ally of the West. But why is Al-Shabaab…Read more
Great Game in the Horn – the Turkish view
This article is by TRT World – the Turkish government broadcaster The great game in the Horn of Africa Mehari…Read more
China v USA: an Egyptian view of the duel in the Red Sea
Source: al Ahram Sino-American duel in the Red Sea The race for power and influence between the US and China…Read more
Is Djibouti about to lose its port to China?
Source: Pulse The sad similarity between Sri Lanka, Zambia and now Djibouti that best exemplifies China’s ‘debt trap’ diplomacy One…Read more
Want lasting Eritrean – Ethiopia peace? Find ways of resolving local disputes now!
It was a series of local frontier disputes that sparked off the 1998 – 2000 border war. These were conflicts…Read more
Maritime Insecurity in the Horn: The Perspective from Ethiopia
Source: Life and Peace Institute The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) region has nine major sea ports namely Assab, Massawa,…Read more
The New Scramble for the Horn of Africa
The New Scramble for Africa Jacqulyn Meyer Kantack Source: Critical Threats, American Enterprise Institute [Note: the American bases are…Read more