Tag: horn of africa

Horn of Africa Activism and US Presidential Election Politics

  Amanuel Biedemariam   US presidential and congressional elections are of great importance to every American’s life, way of life, belief system and values. US elections affect legal, ethical, social and the economic fabrics of the nation in many ways. It is American affair with implication to every American.  Elections have also been important to […]

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U.S.-backed war in Somalia runs into stiff resistance

By Abayomi Azikiwe  Editor, Pan-African News Wire  Published Mar 22, 2012 8:16 PM A major battle outside the Somalian central city of Baidoa on March 10 showed that the imperialist-backed war against Al-Shabaab is far from over. Reports in recent weeks in the corporate media had made it appear that the Islamic resistance forces were […]

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EU: New political strategy for Horn of Africa nations

EU adopts new political strategy for Horn of Africa nations – The European council of ministers of Foreign Affairs Tuesday announced that it had adopted a new political strategy for the countries of the Horn of Africa, according to a press statement issued in Brussels. The strategy will affect Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Uganda, […]

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European Union: Council conclusions on the Horn of Africa

2) Peace, security, conflict prevention and resolution Insecurity in the region and threats to peace stemming from violent conflict in Somalia, conflict in parts of Sudan, including Darfur, and in South Sudan, and latent conflict between countries such as Ethiopia and Eritrea or, even, within countries often due to a culture of impunity, or to […]

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SMU Panelists propose solutions to conflict in Horn of Africa

By Roza Essaw Published: Sunday, November 13, 2011 In collaboration with the Horn of Africa Peace and Development Center, the John Goodwin Tower Center for Political Studies hosted the "Conflict Resolution in the Horn of Africa" event Friday in the Meadows Museum, bringing together experts on critical issues facing the region. The Horn of Africa is […]

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Eritrea Cabinet Approves Aid to Somalia

(VOA) Peter clotty-An official says Eritrea’s cabinet has approved a food aid package to Somalis affected by drought and famine. Some skeptics have questioned the timing as well as the size of the approved aid. But information minister Ali Abdu says “it not about how much [aid] you give, it’s about how much love you […]

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We should learn more from different development models

Gordon Peters, WDM Edinburgh group Sustainability has become a rather slippery term. In fact looking at donor aid agency agendas it seems as if sustainability is the nice, ecologically well-meaning dressing up of policies which continue to accelerate market penetration of southern livelihoods. They spend more underscoring the capacities of big corporate entities, from Cargill […]

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