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Horn of Africa,

peninsula, NE Africa, opposite the S Arabia Peninsula. Also known as the Somali Peninsula, it encompasses Somalia and E Ethiopia and is the easternmost extension of the continent, separating the Gulf of Aden from the Indian Ocean. The term Horn of Africa is also used for the surrounding African region, consisting of the countries of Eritrea, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Somalia, and, in some cases, Sudan and other neighboring nations.

Horn of Africa

a region of NE Africa, comprising Somalia and adjacent territories
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Mexican wrestling luchadors and mariachis were also spotted everywhere and there was the occasional reappearance of the banned South African horn, the vuvuzela.
It is based on a wide range of sources, from archaeological and linguistic to oral and written and argues for the wide spread of literacy in the communities of the African Horn at the time that gave rise to a powerful civilization that eventually provided the foundation for some of the world's oldest Christian communities.
The 1970s oil boom also triggered a vast interest in strong African horn, sourced primarily from Africa's black and white rhinos, for prestigious Yemen daggers.
Japan is currently coordinating with the Joint Forces in the African Horn and we are partnering with Malaysia to establish a regional center to fight piracy and reinforce protection of international navigation through the Gulf of Aden," he said.
As for the second goal for establishing a regional bloc in the North African region, this was for integrating the project later on with another bloc that was to include Egypt, Sudan, and Yemen over the African horn and across the Red Sea.
In his speech, the Kenyan Foreign Affairs Minister pointed out to the historic relations binding the Sultanate and Kenya, drawing the attention to the role being played by the Sultanate in supporting and assisting the countries of the African Horn, wishing that the Sultanate will open its Embassy in Nairobi that would help the citizens of the two countries.
It is visible in the African horn and I am sure Libyan children will also suffer.
The Moroccan Ambassador also raised the effects of climate change on food security in Africa, pointing to the humanitarian tragedy in the African horn.
Summary: DUBAI -- The UAE Ministry of Economy and the Ministry of Environment in the UAE have joined hands with the Arab Federation for Food Industries and AR Group to roll out an ambitious initiative to support food security in the Arab world and the address the famine in the African Horn.
The UAE government has joined hands with the Arab Federation for Food Industries and AR Group to roll out an ambitious initiative to support food security in the Arab world and address the famine in the African Horn.
We are offering foodstuffs based on the humanitarian call by the United Nations for the number of people suffering a severe shortage in food and shelter as a result of the conflict and drought in the African Horn countries," he said.
The soccer World Cup in South Africa was dominated acoustically by the sound of the African horn, called the vuvuzela.

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