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India reportedly wants the drones for surveillance of the Indian Ocean - waters that China's Navy increasingly traverses after establishing its first overseas base in the Horn of Africa nation of Djibouti. India's archrival Pakistan would also likely ...
A record-breaking 26.5 million people are going hungry across the Horn of Africa due to poor rains and conflict, with many on the move in search of grazing, water and work.
Harar grew into a crossroads for commerce between Africa, India and the Middle East and was a gateway for the spread of Islam into the Horn of Africa. With its 110 mosques and 102 shrines, Harar is often referred to as the fourth-holiest city in Islam ...
A UNICEF nutrition volunteer measures the mid-upper arm circumference (MUAC) of a child during a health screening as part of a UNICEF Rapid Response Mission to the village of Aburoc, South Sudan.
Some have been flown to an Emirati base in the nearby Horn of Africa, and some have been interrogated by American officials, witnesses said.
Severe drought has coincided with an outbreak of lethal diseases in the Horn of Africa region. Somalia is experiencing its largest outbreak of cholera in 5 years with 48,607 cases and 763 deaths.
Nowadays, however, this tiny republic of about 900,000 people on the Horn of Africa has grand plans to establish itself on the global stage.
The small, strategically located country in the Horn of Africa already hosts U.S., French and Japanese military bases and will soon add a Saudi military facility.
The food security indicators now mirror or surpass those observed during the 2011/12 Horn of Africa drought in some countries.
The current drought that has affected recent harvests across the Horn of Africa, has made matters worse. The ways people usually cope through such droughts - fishing, hunting, foraging for wild fruit or tree bark - are also increasingly risky due to ...
The PM plans to use Britain's overseas aid budget to prevent Africans from risking their lives by paying smugglers to get on a boat in Libya.
"You have to give them a name that will suit them even after they grow big," said Fischer, also director at the zoo's Wildcare Institute Center for conservation in the Horn of Africa. "We have to make a connection between the animals here and those in ...
The current drought and resulting food crisis affecting millions across the Horn of Africa are painful reminders of the importance of her work.
Nairobi, June 20 (Xinhua) -- A paradigm shift is required urgently to break the cycle of droughts that are to blame for acute hunger and malnutrition in the East and Horn of Africa region, a senior charity official said on Monday. Fatoumata Nafo-Traore ...
Somali women are key to the Horn of Africa's present and future, and were clearly the protagonists of its past. Their confidence, passion, and sheer resilience in the face of stifling attitudes are an example of persistent, empowered feminism we don't ...
And yet, on this barren, contested strip of land in the Horn of Africa, the ongoing gulf Crisis threatens to dismantle nearly a decade of peace - and has put two African countries on a war footing.
Somalia: The significant reduction of rainfall across Somalia in the first week of June marks a possible end to the Gu rainy season.
Low rainfall, drought, conflict, and internal displacement are affecting food security across Africa.
Two years after that, I was back in Kenya to cover the Horn of Africa food crisis. I thought I'd seen it all. But on my trip last month to Turkana, in northwest Kenya, there were signs of hunger that I've never seen.
Nairobi, June 19 (Xinhua) -- A paradigm shift is required urgently to break the cycle of droughts that are to blame for acute hunger and malnutrition in the East ...
Nairobi, June 19 (Xinhua) -- Countries in East and Horn of Africa region are staring at a large-scale humanitarian crisis occasioned by acute food and water scarcity, international charity, Christian Aid said on Monday.
Here's why the gulf crisis could destabilize the Horn of Africa. Djibouti soldier A Djiboutian soldier stands behind a heavy machine gun in an undisclosed location along the border with Eritrea, June 15, 2008.
In 1988, on the eve of a two decade civil war, Somalia's authoritarian ruler Siad Barre launched punishing air strikes on the north of the country, kn.
Qatar withdrawing its troops has reignited tensions between Eritrea and Djibouti which the UN and African Union are trying to mediate.
In 1988, on the eve of a two-decade civil war, Somalia's authoritarian ruler Siad Barre launched punishing air strikes on the north of the country, known today as Somaliland, in response to agitations for independence.
The region is also affected by frequent and severe droughts, which have been particularly devastating in recent years in the Horn of Africa and the Sahel. "Degraded lands is not an inevitable fate. Restoration is still possible. However, what will be ...
Turning 40 years old on 27 June, Djibouti - which has hosted military bases of both the US (since 2001) and France (since Djibouti's independence in 1977) - has long been considered a stable country in the conflict-ravaged Horn of Africa. Djibouti ...
drought Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Program - Project II (DRSLP II) in the Horn of Africa is part of a multinational program that covers Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia and Sudan.
Clashes broke out between the Horn of Africa countries in June, 2008, after Djibouti accused Eritrea of moving troops across the border, raising fears the spat could engulf the entire region.
The African Development Bank has several programmes in place in the Sahel and the Horn of Africa, and has provided emergency support to countries facing drought.
On today's show host Mitch Jeserich receives Rahma A. Hussein, Legal Fellow on Counter terrorism, Armed Conflict and human rights Project at Columbia Law school Human rights Institute.
With a record-breaking 26.5 million people going hungry in the Horn of Africa, development banks are increasing their humanitarian funding to fill a gap left by traditional donors, a high-level mission said on Tuesday.
A child eats food at Misan Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in Mogadishu, capital of Somalia, on Feb. 12, 2017. (Xinhua/Pan Siwei).
Also Wednesday, the U.N. Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution extending the U.N. political mission in the Horn of Africa nation, which is trying to rebuild after more than two decades as a failed state, until March 31, 2018. The resolution ...
Addressing a press conference in the Kenyan capital Nairobi on Tuesday, delegation members announced pledges of more funding to mitigate the effects of the drought crisis that has created serious food shortages for 26.7 million people in the Horn of ...
Not only has it implemented a strong model of democracy that distinguishes it from other countries of the Horn of Africa and the Arabian Peninsula, but it has also "embraced the UN's Universal Declaration of human rights, developed equality, organised ...
By Katy Migiro-Nairobi (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - With a record-breaking 26.5 million people going hungry in the Horn of Africa, development banks are increasing their humanitarian funding to fill a gap left by traditional donors, a high-level ...
With a record-breaking 26.5 million people going hungry in the Horn of Africa, development banks are increasing their humanitarian funding to fill a gap left by traditional donors, a high-level mission said on Tuesday.
Turkish Deputy Foreign Minister Ahmet Yildiz was briefed on the drought situation in Horn of Africa region during his visit to the capital, Addis Ababa, on Monday.
schools built with funds from Saudi Arabia are spreading across the Horn of Africa. "If these countries decide to side with Qatar, the Saudis may decide to withdraw their money," Weber added.
In the last part of a special series looking at the Horn of Africa, we turn to Kenya ahead of this year's election. Its old problems are still unresolved.
Mitiku Kassa, the country's disaster relief chief, said the Horn of Africa nation needed more than $1 billion (893 million euros) for emergency assistance.
The United Nations migration agency today appealed for some $60 million to aid an estimated 16 million people suffering from the worst drought seek in decades in East and Horn of Africa. "In the coming months, we are likely to see many more needing ...
9 June 2017 - The United Nations migration agency today appealed for some $60 million to aid an estimated 16 million people suffering from the worst drought in decades in East and Horn of Africa. "In the coming months, we are likely to see many more ...
Somaliland, like elsewhere in the Horn of Africa, has this year suffered from the worst drought in living memory. But Mr Abokor is staying put.
After three years of drought in the Horn of Africa, families in South Sudan are eating seeds to survive, risking next season's crops.
As a result, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa coordinated the development of a series of programs to build a logistics capability within the SNA.
United States forces remain deployed to Djibouti, including for purposes of posturing for counterterrorism and counter-piracy operations in the Horn of Africa and Arabian Peninsula and contingency support for embassy security augmentation in East ...
Butler, an army veteran, is working for the Red Cross at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, the primary base of operations for U.S. Africa Command in the Horn of Africa. The package from Cynthia Strasburg, better known as "Mama Cindy," arrived in March.
Grieves, who enlisted in the 1990s before earning a commission in 1998, has deployed to the Horn of Africa, as well as Afghanistan, and her awards include two Air Medals, three Meritorious Service Medals five Air Medals, and a Combat Action Ribbon, ...


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