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AU lauds progress in Somalia stabilization efforts

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The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) joined the rest of the continent in marking Africa Day on Monday by lauding the progress made...
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Ethiopia records highest daily COVID-19 increase as 61 more confirmed

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Ethiopia's confirmed COVID-19 cases reached 494 after 61 more people were confirmed, the Ethiopian Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) said in a statement on...

COVID-19 pandemic to double hungry population in Horn of Africa

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The population of hungry citizens in east and horn of African region could double in the next three months as COVID-19 pandemic combined with...
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EU provides US$113 million for humanitarian aid to countries in Horn of Africa

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The European Union said Thursday it is providing additional 12.15 billion Kenyan shillings (about 113.7 million U.S. dollars) to help address humanitarian needs in...
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Migration from Horn of Africa to Gulf slows amid COVID-19 – IOM

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Migration from the Horn of Africa to the Gulf has dropped dramatically since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the UN migration agency said...
Photo taken on Feb. 4, 2020 shows a cloud of locusts flying in Mwingi North, Kenya. A number of East African countries are suffering serious locust infestation, with Kenya experiencing its worst in 70 years, which, if left unchecked, could grow 500 times in scale by June, a UN spokesman said Friday. Stephane Dujarric, spokesman for the UN secretary-general, said besides Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia are undergoing their worst locust infestation in 25 years, and that Djibouti, Eritrea, Uganda and Tanzania are also experiencing swarm activity and locust breeding, while the risk of spread to South Sudan is high. (Xinhua/Fred Mutune)

Locust situation to worsen in Greater Horn of Africa

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UN humanitarian workers expect a rapid deterioration of the Desert Locust situation in the Greater Horn of Africa, a UN spokesman said Friday. There is...
Photo taken on Feb. 4, 2020 shows a cloud of locusts flying in Mwingi North, Kenya. A number of East African countries are suffering serious locust infestation, with Kenya experiencing its worst in 70 years, which, if left unchecked, could grow 500 times in scale by June, a UN spokesman said Friday. Stephane Dujarric, spokesman for the UN secretary-general, said besides Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia are undergoing their worst locust infestation in 25 years, and that Djibouti, Eritrea, Uganda and Tanzania are also experiencing swarm activity and locust breeding, while the risk of spread to South Sudan is high. (Xinhua/Fred Mutune)

Ethiopia braces for locust invasion amid call to avert looming food crisis in HoA

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The Ethiopian government has braced itself against the ongoing desert locust invasion amid widespread international appeal to avert looming desert locust-inflicted food insecurity across...
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Desert locust upsurge across HoA attributed to climate change-induced extreme weather

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Extreme weather events due to the climate crisis are becoming the new normal in the Horn of Africa (HoA) as recent heavy rains and...
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UN warns increasing desert locust in east Africa, calls for concerted efforts

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The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) warned that the desert locust breeding has continued in the Horn of Africa (HoA), causing locusts...
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UN urges immediate action to prevent desert locust catastrophe in Horn of Africa

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The United Nations on Monday urged the international community to take immediate action to help prevent the desert locust catastrophe in the Horn of...
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AU says it working “seriously” with FAO to mitigate desert locust ravaging Horn of...

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The African Union (AU) has said it has been working with the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to mitigate the effect of desert...
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Concerted efforts needed to tackle food insecurity caused by desert locusts – Oxfam

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International humanitarian actors have called on the international community to exert urgent concerted efforts to avert desert locust-inflicted food insecurity across Ethiopia and its...
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Leaders of Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia vow to deepen ties

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Leaders of Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia on Monday vowed to further deepen recent gains in the three Horn of Africa countries' diplomatic and socioeconomic...
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African nations ink agreement to harmonize migration policies

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Labor ministers from East and Horn of Africa states on Tuesday signed an agreement to guide their countries on harmonization of migration policies. ...
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UN urges swift measures as large desert locust threatens food security in HoA

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The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on Tuesday warned that large and numerous desert locust swarms have continued to threaten food security...
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IGAD and UN Pledge to Help Solve Crisis in the Horn of Africa

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The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and UN Department of Political and Peace Building Affairs (UN-DPPA) has pledged to strengthen joint efforts so as...
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Viewpoint: Somalian War: A Continuing Result of United States Foreign Policy

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Airstrikes, military occupations and the failure to realize the economic potential of the Horn of Africa Pentagon bombing operations against the Horn of Africa state...
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AU urges well-coordinated approach to support positive achievements in Horn of Africa

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The African Union (AU) has urged well-coordinated and inclusivity approach on how best regional and international actors could support the ongoing peace and normalization...
Eritrea allows United Arab Emirates to build military base at the Port of Assab

Viewpoint: The Search for an Elusive Peace in the Horn of Africa

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New breakthroughs enhancing interstate relations are threatened by western economic and military imperatives Commentary Major developments related to internal and external relations are taking place in...
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AU trains new police officers to help stabilize Somalia

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The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) on Saturday concluded a nine-day training program for 13 Individual Police Officers from Nigeria and Sierra Lone...
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Viewpoint: Divisions Among Gulf Arab States Increases Instability in the Horn of Africa

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A dispute over territory involving the Horn of Africa states of Djibouti and Eritrea was reignited in the aftermath of the withdrawal of Qatari...

International community pledges support for drought-hit region

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International partners have made financial pledges in support of humanitarian response efforts in the drought-hit Horn of Africa after a visit to Ethiopia, Somalia...
A WHO statement said that Sierra Leone accounted for 14 deaths and 34 of the 50 new cases

Horn of Africa could face mass deaths from starvation

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The UN refugee agency on Tuesday warned that the risk of mass deaths from starvation among the people of Horn of Africa, Nigeria and...
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Millions Face Starvation In The Horn of Africa

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Prolonged and worsening drought conditions across Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya means that more than 11 million people are facing severe hunger and are in...

President Mahama Presents Ghana’s Position As A Country

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President John Dramani Mahama on January 5, delivered his last State of the Nation address. Full text: Your Excellency the Vice President, Right Honourable Speaker, Your Ladyship the...
Some Libya Dawn fighters shoot their guns near Libya's capital city of Tripoli, on March 11, 2015. Clashes erupted on Wednesday between Libya Dawn militants and pro-government forces in the Ajaylat area some 80 kilometers west of Tripoli. (Xinhua/Hamza Turkia)

Imperialist Foreign Programs Only Foments Military Conflict and Disunity – Part II

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On December 24, an Afriqiyah Airways A320 flight took off from the southern Libyan city of Sebha heading for the coastal capital of Tripoli....
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Cross border collaboration is key to polio eradication

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WHO Kenya Country Representative Custodia Mandlhate told a regional health forum in Nairobi that insecurity and drought conditions have caused movement of people...
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Martin Schulz And Others Heckled

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Reports of new large-scale migrant deaths on Friday overshadowed official commemorations for the first year anniversary of the landmark Lampedusa shipwreck, underscoring a deepening...

Migrant Inflows To Italy Is Growing Exponentially

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Authorities in Italy expect a record of at least 150,000 migrant landings this year, a near four-fold increase from 2013, Rome Mayor Ignazio Marino...
Police fired warning shots but failed to disperse several hundred people around the Ebola centre in Monrovia

Real ?Dirty Wars? in the Horn of Africa

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  When award winning journalist Jeremy Scahill landed at Mogadishu?sInternational Airport in the summer of 2011 Somalia was in the midstof its worst drought and...