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A Week in the Horn of Africa
The geopolitical makeup of the Horn of Africa (HOA) is going through rapid changes that will affect the relationships of the nations in the region for good. The changes will influence the economies and security stances of the countries in the region. It will have implication on a global scale on issues of global import. What is evident is the fact...
A Sudanese migrant held in captivity by human traffickers in the Sinai Peninsula, at an Israeli shelter, Tel Aviv,
The SINAI Connection
April 23, 2013
"When the police asked what was in the car, the driver said potatoes and tomatoes,” recounts Effrant, a young Eritrean man, describing how he’d been covered with a blanket in the pickup truck along with some twenty...
February 27, 2013 (KHARTOUM) – A senior Saudi Arabian official unleashed a barrage of attack against Ethiopia saying that the Horn of Africa nation is posing a threat to the Nile water rights of Egypt and Sudan.
Saudi deputy defense minister Khalid Bin Sultan (Al-Riyadh)
"The [Grand] Renaissance dam has its capacity of flood waters reaching more than 70 billion cubic meters...
August 31, 2012 (KHARTOUM) — Sudan’s ruling National Congress Party (NCP) said Eritrea launched an initiative to bridge the gaps between the government and members of the rebel Sudan people’s Liberation Movement –North (SPLM-N) who are inside the country.
Badr El-Din Ahmed Ibrahim, NCP spokesperson, did not elaborate on the capacity of those rebels who described as "parts...
Khartoum — Eritrean government has launched an initiative to bridge gaps between the Sudanese government and Sudan people's Liberation Movement North (SPLM-N) in order to end the South Kordofan and Blue Nile conflict, a news report said.
According to Al-Sudani newspaper, Eritrean President Isaias Afewerki proposed to facilitate a negotiated settlement to the conflict...
Interview with Eritrean Ambassador to Israel Tesfamariam Tekeste - VOA Tigrinia
"Netanyahu orders swift deportation of 25,000 illegal African migrants
Orders acceleration of holding facility construction for citizens of Eritrea and Sudan who cannot be deported due to conditions in their home countries." – Haaretz
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Attack leaves four Eritreans suffering burns and smoke inhalation amid rising Israeli sentiment against 'illegal infiltrators'
Harriet Sherwood in Jerusalem
guardian.co.uk, Monday 4 June 2012
An Eritrean woman stands with her daughter outside a Jerusalem apartment housing migrants which was set ablaze. Photograph: Gali Tibbon/AFP/Getty Images
An apartment housing...
Khartoum – Governor of Kassala, Mohammad Yousif Adam announced Tuesday that Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani agreed to finance the common area, free and industrial, at the Sudanese area of Awad and Adebrah of Eritrea.
The Governor described the visit as success, which will have positive returns in a press conference he held to enlighten his visit to...
January 10, 2012
Instigating Ethnic Bloodbaths
by THOMAS C. MOUNTAIN
As South Sudan implodes in a growing mass insanity of ethnic violence and once again tens of thousands have to flee for their lives the warning signs all point towards the US plan to destabilize Sudan having begun to hit its stride.
To start with, the US pays the salaries for the Sudan Peoples Liberation Army (SPLA, the national...
Sudan's cut diplomatic ties in disgust at a Kenyan court decision to arrest President Omar al-Bashir if he's ever in Kenya again. While this has caught Kenya's bemused government by surprise, alienating Sudan might just have made its incursion into Somalia significantly more rigorous.
By SIMON ALLISON | Daily Maverick
It was in frustration more than anything...