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In this week's Trend Lines podcast, WPR's editor-in-chief, Judah Grunstein, and associate editor, Robbie Corey-Boulet, discuss Kenya's ...
According to the latest FEWSNET report an elevated risk of famine continues in Somalia. In Ethiopia a looming break in the food pipeline, ...
The Bishop of the Horn of Africa, Grant LeMarquand, is to step down at the end of October because of the ill-health of his wife and ...
The food security and nutrition situation in southeastern Ethiopia is deteriorating, with some households in parts of acutely drought-affected ...
China has officially opened its first overseas military base in Djibouti, in the Horn of Africa. In a flag raising ceremony today (Aug.1), Chinese ...
Meanwhile, in the Horn of Africa, the six-country region in the continent's northeast that is geographically closest to the action, the reaction ...
WASHINGTON--Djibouti, a 14,600 square mile country in the Horn of Africa, is getting a little crowded. The Chinese have forged an agreement ...
Eight U.S.-based international relief groups have joined forces to desperately urge the public to donate to a new relief fund aimed at addressing ...
In Somalia there are unfavourable prospects for this year's main Gu crops, after the Gu rains were late and poorly distributed over most areas of ...
The number of severely food insecure people in Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia has increased to 14.3 million, following the publication of new ...
WASHINGTON: For the first time, an important United States military base, one where a great deal of highly classified communications, intelligence and ...
Harrington's visit included the opportunity to meet with Camp Lemonnier and Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa leadership, as well as recognize numerous deployed soldiers identified as superior performers while serving in the Horn of Africa.
... dusty winds and dry weather, which were aggravated by traditional beliefs, poor hygiene, and overpopulation, our reporter says.
Editorial - Ethiopia is located at the centre of Horn of Africa which enabled her to play a key role in the stability of the region.
Saturday, March 25, 2017, 5:12 - Millions of people across East Africa - particularly, Somalia, Ethiopia, South Sudan, and Kenya - are facing "hunger on a massive scale" as another ongoing drought impacts the Horn of Africa. In honour of World Water ...
... capital Mogadishu, in Somalia Saturday, March 11, 2017. Somalia's government has declared the drought a national disaster, and the United Nations estimates that 5 million people in this Horn of Africa nation need aid, amid warnings of a full-blown ...
Nairobi - The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Interpeace to work together on peace initiatives in Eastern Africa and the Horn of Africa. The MOU was signed in Nairobi by IGAD's ...
As explained more fully below, the writers conclude that present flows into South Africa from the Horn of Africa are lower than in 2008/9.
After 22 years of authoritarian rule, Gambians are looking forward to a new era under their country's first democratically elected president, Adama Barrow.
The goal of the project is to develop and implement adaptation strategies and measures that will strengthen the resilience of vulnerable smallholder farmers, agro-pastoralists and pastoralists in the Horn of Africa to climate variability and change in ...
In the Horn of Africa, qat, a leafy green plant that is popularly taken as a stimulant, grows all over the hills of Ethiopia.
In the Horn of Africa, khat is an institution, wielding enormous economic impact, as well as playing a major social and cultural role in societies.
Once that's done, we analyze the importance of the stunning victory that Prime Minister Modi's BJP just scored in the Uttar Pradesh regional elections.
As members of the Eritrean community, we were deeply moved by the appeal for assistance in the Horn of Africa, launched by British aid organisations (Charities redouble efforts to avert East Africa famine, 15 March).
Addis Ababa - Emergency workers in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa searched through a mountain of garbage for the fifth consecutive day on Thursday as the death toll from a landslide at a rubbish landfill site rose to 115.
The current drought in the Horn of Africa has caused an unprecedented food crisis that is quickly turning into a regional humanitarian disaster.
The drought in the Horn of Africa has caused a severe food crisis that threatens the lives of 17 million people in Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan and Uganda.
The Horn of Africa is facing one of the worst droughts in decades, leaving almost 12 million people in Ethiopia and Somalia in urgent need of food assistance.
Since 2014, the Zoo's WildCare Institute Center for conservation in the Horn of Africa has provided significant funding to Northern Rangelands Trust and its Sera Rhino Sanctuary in Kenya to install new waterholes for the rhinos and solar-powered ...
This is despite the fact that more than 20 million people are currently struggling to feed themselves because of hunger crises spurred by drought and conflict in the Horn of Africa and the Lake Chad region. "The entire continent is going to change in ...
The vessel, the Aris 13, was a small tanker delivering fuel, according to John Steed, a retired British Army colonel who is now the Horn of Africa regional manager for oceans Beyond piracy, a program based in Colorado that works to combat piracy. "The ...
Nobody doubts that there are numerous external factors at work which are exacerbating food insecurity on the Horn of Africa. climate change and the ensuing degradation of once fertile soil are triggering more disputes over pasture and water supplies.
Nobody doubts that there are numerous external factors at work which are exacerbating food insecurity on the Horn of Africa. climate change and the ensuing degradation of once fertile soil are triggering more disputes over pasture and water supplies.
"The accident was so huge that we do not know the number of people who have died and who survived," one survivor told a VOA Horn of Africa reporter in Addis Ababa. A city spokesman said 49 dwellings were destroyed in the landslide. hospital workers say ...
Al-Shabab poses a major challenge to Somalia's new President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, who has vowed to make security a priority in this Horn of Africa country as the fragile central government seeks to expand its control outside key areas like the ...
Mogadishu, Somalia - Somali officials say pirates have hijacked a ship off the coast of the Horn of Africa nation. It is thought to be the first hijacking of a large commercial vessel there in about three years.
A severe drought threatens millions of people in East Africa. Crop harvests are well below normal and the price of food has doubled across much of Ethiopia, ...
The same development is now feared in other parts of the Horn of Africa. With the new funding allocation of DKK 300 million, Denmark will be supporting relief efforts through the UN's World Food Programme, the International Red Cross and Danish NGOs in ...
German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel (SPD) has appealed to the international community for "a rapid, concerted effort" to avoid a major famine on the Horn of Africa, the Lake Chad region and in South Sudan. "If comprehensive international aid doesn't ...
The news agency of Nigeria, NAN reports that the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) is seeking new strategies to help bring peace and stability in the Horn of Africa which is beset with frequent terror attacks by al-Shabaab. African Union (AU) ...
Below-average rainfall, significantly reduced agricultural harvests, and overall limited access to food are exacerbating food insecurity, negatively affecting access to water and pasture for livestock, and generating significant humanitarian needs in ...
Data analyzed from various partner reports show that drought and conflict in the region has had a negative impact on families, with women and girls bearing a heavier brunt because of prevailing gender roles and practices.
Somalia is at risk of its third famine in 25 years, the World Health Organization said last week. The last famine in the world was in Somalia in 2011, which killed an estimated 260,000 people.
The funds will go towards IICBA's project, 'Teacher Training and Development for peace-Building in the Horn of Africa and Surrounding Countries', which will support teachers and teacher educators from Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan and ...
Addis Ababa has gone as far as send food aid to Somaliland weeks back. Most United Nations agencies like (UNICEF, WHO, WFP etc.) and partners continue efforts to support governments in the Horn of Africa region with aid and other interventions to save ...
This January-February issue focuses on the elections in Somalia and their impact on the future of Somalia. This issue also addresses the interface between the elections in Somalia and their impact on 'Somaliland'.
The first faces: Five-year-old Abdullahi Mohamud cries as a nurse struggles to find a vein in his arm to administer him an injection at a government-run health clinic in Shada, Somalia.
(Nairobi, 3 March 2017) - On a visit to one of the driest areas in northern Kenya today, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Stephen O'Brien, saw the devastating impact of drought on rural communities and ...
... Rock is a littoral combat ship, which allows it to navigate closer to shorelines and can take on illicit-trafficking operations in places such as the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico, as well as counter-piracy operations in places such as around the ...
The Trump administration is simply reiterating what has been policy, with slight variations," said Rashid Abdi, a Horn of Africa analyst with the International Crisis Group. "U.S. special forces are already on the ground. drone attacks have been scaled ...


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