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FILE - Nicholas Haysom, then the head of the U.N. Assistance Mission in Afghanistan, listens to a question during a news conference in Kabul, Afghanistan, Feb. 14, 2016.

UN Secretary-General Appoints Nicholas Haysom envoy to work with African Union...

BY:VOA UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. secretary-general has appointed special adviser Nicholas Haysom to support the African Union's mediation efforts in Sudan, where the military ousted...

Russia recognizes new authorities in Sudan: RIA agency

By: Reuters Moscow recognizes the new authorities in Sudan after President Omar al-Bashir was ousted, Russia's RIA news agency cited Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov...

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Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki, South Sudan's President Salva Kiir and Abiy Ahmed, prime minister of Ethiopia, attend a meeting in Juba, South Sudan on March 4, 2019 [Jok Solomun/Reuters]

Is political integration in the Horn of Africa possible?

Following his recent efforts to achieve normalisation with Eritrea, Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed embarked on a shuttle diplomacy mission across the Horn of Africa. Since...

Somalia and Kenya agree to normalize relations

Nairobi, April 03 , 2019 - Somalia and Kenya agreed today to normalize relations between the two neighboring countries after a bilateral meeting between...

Ethiopia

Breaking Ethiopia House Approves Appointments Of Gedu Andargachew,Lemma Megersa to Foreign...

The Ethiopian House of People’s Representatives (HPR) has approved the appoint of the following three ministers: 1.Former Amhara regional State president Gedu Andargachew- appoints Minister...
The federal Attorney General Berhanu Tsegaye told local media today that the police have detained 59 individuals suspected of embezzling millions from three public institutions.

Ethiopia:Police Detain Several Individuals On Suspicion Of Corruption, Planning Terror Attacks

BY: addisstandard The federal Attorney General Berhanu Tsegaye told local media today that the police have detained 59 individuals suspected of embezzling millions from three public...

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Somalia

Somalia and Russia affirm their keenness to strengthen bilateral relations

Somalia,Russia Keen on Enhancing Bilateral Relations

By: MohamadDuale Horndiplomat-(Moscow)- Somalia Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Amb. Ahmed Isse Awad, met with his Russian counterpart Mr. Sergey Lavrov in Moscow on...
FILE - U.S. Air Force officer passes in front of a MQ-9 Reaper drone, one of a squadron that has arrived to step up the fight against the Taliban, at the Kandahar air base, Afghanistan, Jan. 23, 2018.

Airstrike Kills Deputy Leader of IS in Somalia

BY:VOA The deputy leader of the Islamic State group in Somalia has been killed in an airstrike, a Somali regional minister told VOA. Abdisamad Mohamed Gallan,...

Djibouti

Dahabshil East Africa Bank Tower officially opens in Djibouti 

Dahabshil East Africa Bank Tower officially opens in Djibouti 

The East Africa Bank has initiated an ambitious expansion plan. The bank, which seeks to become one of the top financial institutions in the east...

Eritrea

Eritrean Delegation Meets with Saudi King Salman,delivered the letter of President...

By:Mohamed Duale Horndiplomat-Eritrea's delegation delivered today the letter of President Isaias Afwerki to His Majesty King Salman bin Abdelaziz.  In his message, President Isaias thanked...

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GETTY IMAGES Image caption Brazilian midfielder Somália is joining Saudi football club al-Shabab

Somália joins al-Shabab – the football club

Somália has joined al-Shabab - but not in the way you might think. Wergiton do Rosario Calmon, better known as Somália, has spent the past...

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