The Somali government says it’s not ready to take any action that could threaten its relationship with its neighbor Kenya. The announcement comes amidst simmering tensions over potential offshore oil deposits and an incident where Somali government officials and diplomats were denied entry to Kenya this week. Continue reading Dispute Over Oil Deposits Raises Somalia-Kenya Tension→
Just weeks after sending troops to its first overseas military base in the tiny East African nation of Djibouti, China has come forward with a curious offer: to dive headlong into a dispute that illustrates the complex rivalries of the Horn of Africa region.
Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariamn Dessalegn said border demarcation between Ethiopia and Sudan would start in December, Sudan Tribune reported.
Previously, Ethiopia and Sudan reached an agreement to solve border disputes, patrol the area, and control human traffickers. The two sides have, however, been putting off the implementation of the agreement largely due to a strong objection it faced by Ethiopian farmers who would not to give up the land that they believed is legitimately theirs. Continue reading Border Demarcation Between Sudan and Ethiopia to Resume Next Month→
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Eritrea and Ethiopia, two of the world’s poorest countries, spent hundreds of millions of dollars in a war between them. They have suffered tens of thousands of casualties as a direct consequence of this war, and all over border disputes. Now Ethiopia’s calling for more sanctions against Eritrea.