Things are changing rapidly in the Horn of Africa with the recent peace deal between bitter rivals Eritrea and Ethiopia making the biggest headlines in recent months. There’s no doubt it’s a major breakthrough for the region but the deal
Eritrea has been, rather unaffectionately, labelled as Africa’s North Korea by a large section of the Western media in recent years. The secretive state was the single largest source of refugees arriving in Europe between 2014 and 2016 – which
Eritrea President Isaias Afwerki hosted a meeting with Ethiopia Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmaajo on Wednesday.
For the past decade, Djibouti has been a tiny haven in the Horn of Africa, mostly free from the tension simmering elsewhere in the region. This has produced an influx of investment that has turned Djibouti into one of Africa’s
Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo arrived in Djibouti on Thursday amid diplomatic tensions between the two Horn of Africa nations.
Eritrea and Somalia’s leaders have agreed to restore diplomatic relations between the two nations following years of animosity.
Eritrea and Ethiopia’s unlikely peace efforts over the past few months have inspired a renewed sense of optimism for the Horn of Africa. The region’s bitter enemies have promised to become economic partners and Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed hasn’t
Piracy off the coast of Somalia is on the rise again, according to the latest annual State of Piracy report by the non-profit One Earth Future’s Oceans Beyond Piracy (OBP) program.
UNHCR chief Filippo Grandi has praised Djibouti after the government announced that all refugees camps in the country are to be considered as villages.