Horn of Africa

By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 14th, 2014
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ANALYSIS Eritrea perfectly illustrates the amount of guesswork involved in economic analysis of Africa. At the start of this week, Nigeria’s GDP figures nearly doubled after the government recalculated economic output. Statisticians rebased their numbers to include changes to the economy, and in a he...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 7th, 2014
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By Malkaa Guutuu* | April 2014 In my previous letter, I argued that the Oromo Democratic Front’s imminent entry into the current Ethiopian political landscape might prove to be beneficial for the Oromo; concluded by stating that the move was also fraught with certain risks; and promised to identify w...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 27th, 2014
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By Seid Hassan and Minga Negash In our December 19, 2013 article entitled “Explaining the Ethiopian outmigration: incentives or constrains” we alerted readers and policy makers in Ethiopia about the push, pull and mediating factors of outmigration in general and outlined the factors as they relate to...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 26th, 2014
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HRLHA Urgent Action March 26, 2014 Human Rights League of the Horn of Africa (HRLHA) would like to express its deep concern over the safety and fates of Shakiso High School Oromo Students who became victims of discriminate mass arrest and detention in Shakiso Town of Guji Zone in southern Oromia. Aro...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 15th, 2014
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The Horn of Africa is the most conflict ridden region in the world. The people and the land are devastated by endless wars. The de facto no war no peace policy that has persisted between Ethiopia and Eritrea for the last 13 years affects the lives of millions in both countries and the stability of [&...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 12th, 2014
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theguardian.com, On the morning of the 18 December last year Sam* walked up the narrow steps of a nondescript building in the back streets of Islington, north London. He was visiting the Eritrean embassy to inquire about his “clearance”. This is the process every Eritrean in the diaspora ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 12th, 2014
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By Pambazuka News   By FikreJesus Amahazion   Nestled in the turbulent Horn of Africa (HOA) region, Ethiopia is Africa’s oldest independent modern nation-state and second most populous. [1]   The second poorest country in the world according to the United Nations Development Programme ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 3rd, 2014
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By Aysheshum Yakume Identity Crisis: Somali ethnic is second ethnic group after Oromo. However, the 6-10 million population of the Somali ethnic in the Kilil Somai (Ogaden), anyone who looks “like Somali” are refugees in their own country and have no rights to get basic services and be equal wi...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 27th, 2014
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- A reply to Ambassador Hank Cohen By Professor Minga Negash Many observers agree that recent unfortunate developments in the Middle East can easily spillover to the Greater Horn of Africa region. There are groups that are fanning ideologies advanced by the various actors in Middle East’s sectarian c...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 25th, 2014
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By Eleanor Ross, Huffington Post Some disappeared, others were given lengthy prison sentences. One thing all thirty men arrested in 2012 in Ethiopia had in common was that they had criticised the state and the policies of the former Premier, Meles Zenawi. And yet last week Japan’s Prime Ministe...