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Somalia Elects President Hassen Sheik Mahmoud

Somalia led the ex-president Formaggio to the Exit door and welcomed President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud who won the election by

The Horn of Africa: Unchanging Political Seasons

(Reading Time: 7 minutes) Historically, the African region that contains Sudan, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Djibouti, Somaliland, and Somalia are considered Horn

Eritrea: A Conveyer Belt Supplying Mercenaries

Eritrea has been a training ground for Sudanese opposition groups that finally made peace with Khartoum and were absorbed in

The UAE and the Horn of Africa Threesome

Since Abiy Ahmed became Ethiopia’s prime minister in the spring of 2018, he has met with Isaias Afwerki at least

Horn of Africa: Port-Politics Taken to New Levels

Yesterday, the Djiboutian President Ismael Guelleh concluded a two-day visit to Mogadishu where he met the Somali president Abdullahi Formaggio

Peering into the Cagey Politics of the Horn of Africa

The summit that leaders of Eritrea, Ethiopia, and Somalia held in the Ethiopian cities of Gondar and Bahir Dar in early

Isaias Travels Through Ethiopia To Mogadishu Via Nairobi

Gedab News received a leaked copy of a letter detailing Isaias Afwerki’s airplane flight schedule. The letter was sent by

An Intimate Report: Year-End Fundraising Campaign

Dear colleagues and friends of Awate.com, This is our first report for the Year-End Fundraising Campaign that we launched last

Eritrea: Cries of a Nation on the Brink of Evanescence

The last six months have seen a flurry of diplomatic activities involving most of the Horn-of-Africa countries and some member

Hastily Prepared Tripartite Meeting Wrapped Up

Objections by EPRDF bigwigs has delayed the long-planned visit by Isaias Afwerki of Eritrea to the Amara region of Ethiopia,

UN Sanctions Against Eritrea to Remain in Force

The UN imposed sanctions against Eritrea will remain in place despite the statements by the Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed,

The Circular Ethiopian-Eritrean Border Saga

Ethiopia has come a long way. In the last fifty years, it traveled the longest distance from where it started

Millions of UAE Cash-Money Seized in Somalia

Bags containing US$9.6 million have been intercepted by Somali security and customs forces at Aden Abdulle International Airport in the

Announcing Awate IGAD Forum

Dear friends, Two days ago, we launched the 2018 fundraising entitled “Support Awate.com” campaign which will continue for some time.

A Stalemate Breaks Down in The Arabian Gulf

Generally, when there is a national conflict, the people follow. Their salvation can only come from wise friends—but only if

Abdullahi “Farmaajo” Elected as President of Somalia

Abdullahi Mohammed “Formaajo”, a dual citizen of Somalia and the USA was elected president of Somalia on Wednesday, February 8,

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