Tag: Horn of Africa

Why Ethiopia has rejected Egypt’s plan for operating giant dam on the Nile

Ethiopia on Wednesday rejected a proposal by Egypt to operate a $4 billion hydropower dam the Horn of Africa country is constructing on the Nile, further deepening a dispute between the two nations over the project.

Somalia’s economy expected to grow by 2.9%, what you need to know

Somalia’s economy is expected to grow by 2.9% this year, from 2.8% last year, before growth quickens to 3.2-3.5% in the medium term, the World Bank said on Monday.

How Ethiopia and Eritrea can strengthen trust since signing peace deal

Since signing a peace deal, Ethiopia and Eritrea still need to iron out further elements of their ties.

What you need to know about the president of Eritrea’s upcoming historic visit to Ethiopia

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Eritrea’s president will make a historic visit to Ethiopia this weekend, cementing a stunning rapprochement with his giant neighbour after a generation of mutual hate and mistrust. Isaias Afwerki...

Here’s how peace deal between Ethiopia and Eritrea could benefit Horn of Africa

No one saw it coming, but a lasting peace deal may have finally arrived for Ethiopia and its longtime sparring partner, Eritrea. The two countries, which share a common culture, language, and...

How an Ethiopia-backed port is changing power dynamics in the Horn of Africa

Brendon J. Cannon and Ash Rossiter| Khalifa University When Eritrea gained its independence from Ethiopia in 1993, Ethiopia became landlocked and therefore dependent on its neighbours – especially Djibouti – for access to international markets....

Risk of mass starvation rising rapidly in Africa, Yemen – U.N

A preventable catastrophe, possibly worse than that of 2011 when 260,000 people died of famine in the Horn of Africa, half of them children, "is fast becoming an inevitability.