Security challenges in the Horn of Africa: The regional Authority of Igad held an extraordinary meeting in Djibouti

Faced with a particularly turbulent end of the year in the Horn of Africa, the regional authority of Igad held an extraordinary meeting Sunday in Djibouti, in the presence of the chairman of the African Union commission, to discuss the Read more

Ethiopia: Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed rejects mediation attempts in Tigray as ultimatum ends

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s ultimatum comes to an end on Wednesday. Humanitarian and political leaders fear a bloodbath as the region is cut off from the world. Diplomats, international institutions and foreign powers are trying to encourage dialogue. But the Read more

UAE welcomes rapprochement between Ethiopia, Eritrea

The United Arab Emirates on Tuesday lauded the leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea for their “bold and historic” rapprochement. Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan said after meeting Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Eritrean President Isaias Read more

Saudi Arabia to release Ethiopian-born business mogul Al Amoudi

Ethiopian-born Saudi billionaire Mohammed Hussein Al Amoudi, who has been detained in the anti-corruption campaign spearheaded by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, will soon be released, Ethiopia’s prime minister said. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed made the announcement over the Read more