Horn of Africa

 
Somaliland’s independence bid boosted by geostrategic shakeup
Somaliland’s independence bid boosted by geostrategic shakeup
For nearly three decades, the holy grail of politics in Somaliland has been its quest for international recognition. Somaliland is not its own...
Africa on the Horn of a dilemma
Africa on the Horn of a dilemma
When Saudi Arabia and its allies severed diplomatic relations with Qatar earlier this month, the fate of Ras Doumeira is unlikely to have figured...
​Gulf crisis reverberates through the Horn of Africa
​Gulf crisis reverberates through the Horn of Africa
When Saudi Arabia and its allies severed diplomatic relations with Qatar earlier this month, the fate of the Ras Doumeira is unlikely to have...
Ethiopian expatriates mobilise to keep famine at bay
Ethiopian expatriates mobilise to keep famine at bay
The place where you grew up has a way of staying with you for the rest of your life. Abebe Haregewoin knows that feeling.
Sub-Saharan Africa might feel Europe, US pinch
Sub-Saharan Africa might feel Europe, US pinch
Sub-Saharan Africa is poised to maintain its economic expansion in the near term, but faltering US or European recovery could threaten exports, aid...
UN warns Somalia famine likely to spread further
UN warns Somalia famine likely to spread further
Famine spread to a sixth southern Somali region and will likely extend further in the coming four months with 750 000 people at risk of death,...
Motlanthe defends SA's assistance to Somalia
Motlanthe defends SA's assistance to Somalia
Although difficult to quantify, South Africa's contribution to relief efforts in Somalia exceeds R20-million so far, Deputy President Kgalema...
'Moral obligation' to help Horn of Africa, says EU
'Moral obligation' to help Horn of Africa, says EU
European Union foreign affairs chief Catherine Ashton has urged world governments to meet a "moral obligation" to pump new emergency aid into the...
Ruined cathedral offers refuge for drought-hit Somalis
Ruined cathedral offers refuge for drought-hit Somalis
Beneath the soaring arches of the bombed out ruins of Mogadishu's Roman Catholic cathedral, desperate families fleeing extreme drought and famine...
China paying 'close attention' to Africa famine
China paying 'close attention' to Africa famine
China said on Friday it was paying "close attention" to a disastrous famine in the Horn of Africa after top US House Democrat Nancy Pelosi urged it...
Aid groups ready to work with rebels
Aid groups ready to work with rebels
NAIROBI July 21 Sapa-AFP AID GROUPS READY TO WORK WITH REBELS IN DROUGHT-HIT SOMALIA Aid groups

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