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By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Mar 7th, 2014
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Egypt is considering preparing a formal request for Gulf mediation under the leadership of Saudi Arabia, in order to back Cairo’s stance vis-à-vis the ongoing conflict with Ethiopia about the Renaissance Dam. The mediation request comes as part of a basket of escalatory measures adopted by Egypt in J...
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Jun 25th, 2013
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By Anne Bartlett There is a certain intractability to Sudan’s conflicts these days, which defies logic or, it seems, any moral responsibility. The inability to move the international community off its course of pandering to Khartoum’s interests seems both irrational and unreasonable, given the signif...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 11th, 2013
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Addis Ababa: The Emir H H Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani and Prime Minister of Ethiopia Hailemariam Desalegn yesterday witnessed the signing of several agreements memorandums of understanding (MoU). The agreements and MoU were signed in the filed of culture, education, higher education and Scienti...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 28th, 2013
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A desolate island is a reminder of Qatar’s ambition to pacify the African nation, even if it meant subsidizing one of the most oppressive governments on the continent. A tourist wades out to a boat moored by a campsite on Eritrea’s Dahlak Kebir Island on April 22, 2006. According to Reute...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Mar 18th, 2013
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Traffic to English and Arabic websites has plummeted since the network aired coverage of protests in August last year. Google Analytics shows the English website’s traffic declined from 50,000 hits in July 2012 to 117 in September Al Jazeera’s English and Arabic websites are reported to have be...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 12th, 2013
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Qatar is a great country and the people are nice I was a high school teacher in Doha (Rayaan Alateeq) in the70s and early 80s. That was the old Qatar! The Qatari people are generally generous and reasonable, however it all depends on how honesty and resilient the government of Somaliland is for their...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 11th, 2012
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By Anne Bartlett If the dragging of student bodies from a water-filled ditch this week served to illustrate anything, it showed that the Doha Document for Peace in Darfur (DDPD) is not worth the paper it is written on. It also showed that Tigani Seisi is a disingenuous, disinterested and ineffective ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 13th, 2012
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by Hindessa Abdul Ethiopia and Qatar restored diplomatic ties, was the news that dominated the airwaves this past week. The Qatari delegation led by the Prime Minister were accorded a warm welcome in Addis Ababa that included a banquet. There are no permanent friends or enemies only permanent interes...
By IndepthAfrica
In Eritrea
Nov 5th, 2012
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Two countries fell out in 2008 when Doha was accused of destabilising Horn of Africa. Image Credit: AFP Addis Ababa: Ethiopia and Qatar have resumed diplomatic and economic ties, the prime ministers of both countries said on Monday, ending a four-year row over claims that the Gulf state was backing o...
By IndepthAfrica
In Eritrea
Oct 23rd, 2012
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DOHA: Qatar said on Wednesday it was “surprised” by Ethiopia’s decision to cut diplomatic ties with the Gulf state, and rejected as unfounded the accusation that it sought to destabilize the Horn of Africa. The official Qatar News Agency (QNA) cited a Foreign Ministry spokesman as s...