Horn of Africa

Egypt affirms readiness to assist Somalia with combating terrorism, overcoming challenges ensued from drought

Mon, 09 Jan 2023 - 05:45 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry met Monday with his Somalian counterpart Absher Omar Gamea to confer over bolstering bilateral relations and coordination on matters of mutual interest.

White House invites Egyptian president to attend U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit scheduled for December

Wed, 27 Jul 2022 - 11:20 GMT

The invitation was delivered by Chargé d’Affaires Nicole Shampaine during the visit of the special envoy to the Horn of Africa to Cairo.

Egypt, Djibouti agreed on increasing mutual investments, trade volume, establishing logistics zone: Sisi

Mon, 07 Feb 2022 - 01:14 GMT

Egypt’s president Abdel Fattah al Sisi said in a joint press conference with Djiboutian counterpart Ismail Omar Guelleh that the bilateral cooperation between Egypt and Djibouti witnessed ‘important qualitative’ steps in all fields during the past period.

Egyptian, Djiboutian presidents confer over Horn of Africa issues, joint projects

Thu, 27 May 2021 - 01:26 GMT

"It is my pleasure to be the first president of the Arab Republic of Egypt to hold a state visit to Djibouti, which plays a pivotal role in the region," President Sisi said.

Sisi tells US envoy for Horn of Africa GERD is 'existential issue' for Egypt

Wed, 05 May 2021 - 02:36 GMT

The issue of the Renaissance Dam (GERD) is an “existential case” for Egypt, which will not accept putting its water interests or capabilities of its people in jeopardy, President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi told the U.S. Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa on Wednesday.

US Envoy for Horn of Africa visits Egypt

Tue, 04 May 2021 - 12:11 GMT

The Special Envoy will hold meetings with officials from the respective governments as well as the United Nations and the African Union.

US urges Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia to cooperate, resolve GERD dispute

Sat, 24 Apr 2021 - 08:24 GMT

Sullivan in the Friday statement announced the appointment of Ambassador Jeff Feltman as the US Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa.

Sisi: Egypt keen on establishing strategic partnership with Eritrea

Sun, 09 Jun 2019 - 08:26 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi stressed Saturday the importance of setting forth well-defined plans to push forward Egyptian-Eritrean cooperation at various levels.

Deputy FM, UK Special envoy discuss situation in North, South Sudan

Tue, 21 May 2019 - 11:20 GMT

They also reviewed the developments in the Horn of Africa and ways to back Somalia.

How change happened in Ethiopia: a review of how Abiy rose to power

Wed, 06 Feb 2019 - 06:47 GMT

Last year was an historical one for Ethiopian politics. Most Ethiopians now feel hopeful about the prospect of peace and democratic progress.

Ethiopia signs peace deal with rebels from gas-rich region

Sun, 21 Oct 2018 - 09:54 GMT

Ethiopia signed a peace deal with Ogaden National Liberation Front rebels from its Somali Region, whom it had previously outlawed as a "terrorist group," officials said.

Ethiopia, Eritrea set to play first match in two decades

Tue, 24 Jul 2018 - 04:20 GMT

Ethiopia are set to play Eritrea in a friendly soccer match, the state-affiliated Fana news agency reported on Monday.

UPDATE: Ethiopia's PM offers resignation to help reforms

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 - 11:55 GMT

Ethiopia's Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said on Thursday he had submitted his resignation as both premier to facilitate reform

OPINION: Dimensions and implications of the Eritrean President’s visit to Cairo

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 - 11:07 GMT

Security was the center of their talks during Afwerki’s visit, and they also discussed ways to enhance relations between Egypt and Eritrea.