Horn of Africa

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a peninsula of northeastern Africa (the easternmost part of Africa) comprising Somalia and Djibouti and Eritrea and parts of Ethiopia

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Eritrea will inevitably be drawn into closer economic union with the wider Horn of Africa region as well, but in the near term its unresolved dispute with Ethiopia and its commitment to economic self- reliance are likely to leave the country isolated, and economically dependent on more distant trading partners," Bryden says.
32) Another approach refers to the Greater Horn of Africa and hence to a broader geographical delimitation.
This is a slim volume, with about half of its pages given over to a series of appendices, including a discussion of other 'Further reading'- much of which is not specific to Somalia or to the Horn of Africa but to terrorism studies or state failure--and a number of international agreements and UN resolutions.
Terrorism, and related money flows are significant and interconnected threats in the Horn of Africa.
The final ruling on the ban of imported camels from the Horn of Africa is an issue to be decided by the Ministry of Agriculture.
The Horn of Africa is said to be a region that is often affected by severe, recurrent droughts and chronic food insecurity.
High Commissioner for Refugees, Naveed Hussain, stated the influx of refugees from the Horn of Africa to Yemen is not considered just an issue for Yemen, but is a larger, regional concern that must be tackled in that context.
The leader of the Horn of Africa nation took power in 1991 after toppling dictator Mengistu Hailemariam.
Grant LeMarquand, missiologist, professor of biblical studies and mission, Trinity School for Ministry, Ambridge, Pennsylvania, as the Anglican area bishop for the Horn of Africa.
The European Commission will invest EUR 250 M in supporting the recovery from the recent drought in the Horn of Africa and strengthening the population's resistance to future crises, the Bulgarian EU Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva has announced.
The EU's counter-piracy operation is conducted within the comprehensive approach as set out in the EU strategic framework for the Horn of Africa and as part of the overall international effort for Somalia," a Council statement noted, as international leaders met in London last week to discuss the Somali crisis.
The Horn of Africa will be for FAO the most important region and we'll be doing our best here to improve food security," he said.
Grant LeMarquand, a graduate of Wycliffe College in Toronto, has been appointed assistant bishop for the Horn of Africa, within the diocese of North Africa and the Horn of Africa.
November 03 2011 (TUR) -- Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Thursday that all countries should speed up their efforts for Horn of Africa when informing attendees about his visit to Somalia of G-20 Summit.
Summary: Hollywood star Angelina Jolie Tuesday pleaded with the international community to step up aid to the Horn of Africa, saying that its response would determine "whether huge numbers of people live or die.