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Somalia, Ethiopia draw 0-0 in World Cup qualifier match

Somalia drew 0-0 with 10-man Ethiopia in their World Cup qualifier in neutral Djibouti on Saturday as the last two of Africa’s 22 lowest-ranked teams began their quest to qualify for football’s... Read more »

Ethiopia/Somalia World Cup 2014 Match Venue Switched

The 2014 World Cup first leg preliminary round match between Somalia and Ethiopia has been moved from Nairobi to Djibouti, a Somali Football Federation (SFF) official said on Tuesday. The match was... Read more »
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U.S. assembling secret drone bases in Ethiopia and Djibouti

The Obama administration is assembling a constellation of secret drone bases for counterterrorism operations in the Horn of Africa and the Arabian Peninsula as part of a newly aggressive campaign to attack... Read more »
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AU famine meet raises $351 million but figure questioned

(Reuters) – A much-delayed African Union summit held to raise money to tackle famine in Somalia and drought in the Horn of Africa held Thursday raised $351 million officials said, but activists... Read more »
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‘Ten children die each day’ in Ethiopia refugee camp

(AFP) GENEVA — An average of ten children under the age of five die every day from malnutrition and disease in Ethiopia’s Kobe refugee camp, the UN’s refugee agency said Tuesday. “Since... Read more »
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Somaliland, Ethiopia and China to Sign Trilateral Deals

BEIJING — Somaliland President Ahmed M. Silanyo arrived in the Chinese capital on Friday for bilateral talks likely to yield dozens of deals, statement said. According to a Presidential press state, the... Read more »

Nations Fall Short in Helping 12.4M Africans in Drought-Caused Famine

Warning that famine in Somalia is likely to get worse before it gets better, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton yesterday pledged an additional $17 million in U.S. aid to East African... Read more »
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The bad boy of the Horn of Africa: How Eritrea’s strongman uses Kenya as a terror finance hub

In early July, as Kenya’s President Mwai Kibaki headed to Addis Ababa to chair a meeting of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (Igad), a six-country partnership formed to address issues of drought,... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Emergency Food Reserve Near Zero: WFP

The head of the U.N. World Food Program (WFP) in Ethiopia says the country’s emergency food stocks are almost completely exhausted, with drought conditions expected to worsen before they improve.  There are... Read more »

Ethiopian Cargo Ship Attacked by Somali Pirates

An Ethiopian cargo vessel was attacked by Somali pirates near the Internationally Recommended Transit Corridor (IRTC) in the Gulf of Eden. The Somali pirates launched the strike using rocket-propelled grenades which hit... Read more »