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?
The three Heads of States are due to hold talks on a “wide range of issues”.
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
Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta and Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed have arrived on separate flights earlier on Sunday in Eritrea’s capital, Asmara for an official two-day visit. Continue reading Kenya, Ethiopia Leaders in Eritrea for Tripartite Summit
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)
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