Somalia, Ethiopia to jointly invest in four seaports on the Red Sea

MOGADISHU (Reuters) – Somalia and Ethiopia announced they were jointly investing in four seaports to attract foreign investment to their two countries, the latest move in a tussle for access to ports... Read more »

Armed groups in Somalia |

Al-Shabab, meaning the The Youth, is an armed group in Somalia. It launched operations in 2006 as a splinter group of the Islamic Courts Union, which has ceased to exist. When Ethiopia... Read more »

At least 32 dead in Ethiopia landslides

ADDIS ABABA – Landslides caused by heavy rain killed at least 32 people in southern Ethiopia at the weekend, the government said on Monday. Nine people died in the Gamo Gofa... Read more »

Roundup: U.S. official pledges closer economic, security ties with Ethiopia – Xinhua

ADDIS ABABA, April 27 (Xinhua) — U.S. Acting Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Donald Yamamoto wrapped up his three East African nations tour on Friday here with a pledge to... Read more »

Horn of Africa Drought Response Issue No. 09 (February 2018) – Ethiopia

With below average rains experienced across the region, some locations in the Horn of Africa are expected to continue to drive humanitarian needs for the next six months. A weak La Niña... Read more »

Horn of Africa Region: Humanitarian Snapshot (January – February 2018) – Ethiopia

Overview Climatic shocks, conflict, insecurity and political instability continue to drive humanitarian need in the Horn of Africa. While food insecurity increased by nearly 24 per cent in 2017, it decreased in... Read more »

Government Signs Agreement with UAE and Ethiopia Regarding Development of Berbera Port

Mar 15, 2018 Somaliland: Government Signs Agreement with UAE and Ethiopia Regarding Development of Berbera Port An investment agreement has been made between the governments of Somaliland, the United Arab Emirates and... Read more »

Somalia parliament rejects Somaliland’s Berbera port deal with DP World, Ethiopia

Somalia’s lower house of parliament on Monday backed the federal government’s rejection of the Berbera port deal entered into by semi-autonomous Somaliland, Ethiopia and DP World. A Voice of America journalist, Harun... Read more »

Civil strife in Ethiopia has the potential to destabilise the whole region

Ethiopia is experiencing ethnic and political tensions that could have far-reaching implications for its neighbors in the Horn of Africa, and beyond. The Horn of Africa is among the most congested, eventful,... Read more »

Somalia rejects Somaliland port deal with Ethiopia and UAE company

The government of Somalia has rejected the agreement signed between Ethiopia, Somaliland and United Arab Emirates (UAE) logistics company DP World. In a statement declaring the agreement ‘null and void’, government said... Read more »