Horn of Africa


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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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The Horn of Africa is particularly vulnerable to climate change.
On the other hand, the main organizing committee of the 5 th International Conference / Oman's Relations with the Horn of Africa Countries "held its third meeting in the capital Moroni.
Ethiopia's projection of soft power, including trade relations with its neighbours, the development of cross-border economic infrastructure and sharing of services, is helping to bind these nations more closely together and demonstrate in tangible ways the benefits of integration," says Matt Bryden, a Horn of Africa political analyst and executive chairman of Sahan Research, a Nairobi-based think tank.
The main argument which will be built throughout this article is that (Neo)realist, state-centric approaches do not trigger the security of states (through counter-balancing configurations and territorial gains) in the Horn of Africa and that Human Security is a more appropriate framework for analysis in this case.
Given the limits of superpower influence during the Cold War itself, when intervention certainly had impacts but not always the desired outcome, why should external influence--whether by the remaining superpower, the USA, or by China, the other major power identified by Woodward as exercising a major influence on the Horn of Africa (especially Sudan, and later Ethiopia)--be expected to gain traction in the post-Cold War environment?
The global delegations plans to utilize the "untapped natural resources" in the Horn of Africa region, including Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, and Uganda.
8 billion for cross-border activities in a Horn of Africa Initiative that will boost economic growth and opportunity, reduce poverty, and spur business activity.
Khalid Al-Faheed, secretary-general of the Ministry of Agriculture, said the ministry is tightening quarantine measures and monitoring camels imported from the Horn of Africa to ensure the safety of citizens and residents from MERS-CoV.
14 (Saba)- Djibouti's Interior Minister for Hassan Omar Mohammed left Sana'a on Thursday and his accompanying delegation after participating in the Regional Conference on asylum and migration from the Horn of Africa to Yemen, which was held in Sana'a.
According to the statement, the loan agreement is in line with AfDB's multi-national Drought Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Programme (DRSLP) in the Horn of Africa with the first phase benefiting Djibouti, Ethiopia and Kenya.
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KBI Empower Group, in collaboration with Canadian Eye on Africa, the Horn of Africa Institute of Infrastructure Protection and Regional Security and Admas University College (Hargeisa Campus) affiliates are pleased to announce the opening of the call for abstracts for its Annual Horn of Africa Infrastructure Protection & Security Trade Show which will take place at Mansour Hotel in Hargeisa, Somaliland on 22nd & 23rd of February, 2013.