Tag Archives: Border dispute

13 August 19

Somalia is in a lose-lose situation over Kenya border spat

An ongoing maritime border dispute between Somalia and Kenya has placed pressure on bilateral ties between the two countries since 2014 and threatened security in the Horn and East African regions.

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15 October 18

Eritrea and Ethiopia start trading over newly open border

After 20 years of bitter conflict, the border between Eritrea and Ethiopia is officially open for business and merchants are trading freely across the former war zone.

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20 September 18

Eritrea and Ethiopia sign fresh peace accord in Saudi Arabia

Eritrea President Isaias Afwerki and Ethiopia Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed have signed a fresh peace accord in the Saudi Arabian city of Jeddah.

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14 July 18

Eritrea President makes first Ethiopia visit since border war started in 1998

Eritrea President Isaias Afwerki is making his first visit to neighbouring Ethiopia since a bitter border war erupted between the two countries in 1998.

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08 July 18

Eritrea and Ethiopia declare an end to long-standing war

Eritrea and Ethiopia have declared an end to their long-standing “state of war”.

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26 June 18

Eritrea delegation to visit Ethiopia for talks

Eritrea President Isaias Afwerki has announced a deligation from the Horn of Africa nation will be sent to Addis Ababa to “gauge current developments” after recent efforts from Ethiopia to establish peace between the two countries.

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28 September 17

Eritrea warns UN: Ethiopian ‘occupation’ of border region threatens security in Horn of Africa

The Eritrean government has warned the UNited Nations that Ethiopia’s ongoing encroachment into Eritrean land is a threat to security in the Horn of Africa.

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25 July 17

China open to sending peacekeeper troops to Djibouti-Eritrea

China says it is open to the idea of sending peacekeeper troops to the disputed Djibouti-Eritrea border region.

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19 June 17

Eritrea blames US for border conflict that killed 70,000

Eritrea President Isaias Afwerki has blamed the US for a border conflict with Ethiopia that killed an estimated 70,000 people between 1998 and 2000.

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18 June 17

Djibouti accuses Eritrea of occupying disputed territory

Djibouti has accused Eritrea of occupying a stretch of disputed territory along their shared border, days after Qatar peacekeeper troops were withdrawn from the site.

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