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Is Another Regional Alliance what the Horn of Africa Needs?

How does the new regional alliance between Ethiopia, Eritrea, and Somalia affects interstate relations in the region and that of IGAD?
Let’s face it. IGAD more or less failed from becoming an effective, impartial and robust regional block. So how does the new tripartite alliance between Ethiopia, Eritrea, and Somalia affect IGAD and the interstate relations in the region?

BY SELAM TADESSE DEMISSIE

The new regional cooperation between Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia come amid a long history of distrust and unresolved boundary disputes between Ethiopia and Eritrea, Djibouti and Eritrea, and Kenya and Somalia. It also comes on the heels of internationally praised rapprochement between Ethiopia and Eritrea. Continue reading Is Another Regional Alliance what the Horn of Africa Needs?

Ethiopia, Somalia Leaders in Eritrea for Tripartite Summit

The three Heads of States are due to hold talks on a “wide range of issues”.

BY TESFANEWS

The Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Dr. Abiy Ahmed, and President of Somalia, Mohamed A. Mohamed have arrived in Asmara for Heads of State and Government meeting between Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia.

Upon arrival at the Asmara Airport, the two leaders was accorded warm welcome by President Isaias Afwerki, Foreign Minister Osman Saleh, and Presidential Adviser Yemane Gebreab. Continue reading Ethiopia, Somalia Leaders in Eritrea for Tripartite Summit

A Look Back at an Extraordinary Year (Part 3)

The year 2018 was an extraordinary year for Eritrea and the Horn of Africa region. The powerful winds of change swept across the region, ushering in the possibility of lasting peace, stability, and security.

BY FIKREJESUS AMHAZION (PH.D.)

This article is the third, and final piece of a three-part series that looks back at some of the important events that unfolded in Eritrea over the past twelve extraordinary months. Parts I and II reviewed events occurring from January to August. This article reviews events occurring from September to December. Continue reading A Look Back at an Extraordinary Year (Part 3)

Exclusive Interview with President Mohamed Farmaajo of Somalia

“The agreements made by the three countries will certainly help to bring these countries and other countries from the region closer ”  – President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed.

BY ASMAIT FUTSUMBRHAN | ERITREA PROFILE

Last week, on 13 December, Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki made a historic visit to Somalia, where he met and held talks with Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed [Farmaajo]. President Isaias’s visit to Somalia was in continuation of the recent consultative Tripartite Summits of the Heads of State and Government of Eritrea, Ethiopia, and Somalia.  Continue reading Exclusive Interview with President Mohamed Farmaajo of Somalia