Tag: Ethiopia

  • $13m Worth of Weapons Smuggled Through Djibouti Port Seized in Ethiopia; 24 Suspects Arrested

    March 11: Intelligence officials have told state-owned Ethiopian TV that a “container full of illegal firearms” that entered the country through the port of Djibouti has been seized. Officials are […]

  • Red Sea ports boost

    The statement did not elaborate on which ports the two countries would develop. Somalia, Ethiopia to jointly invest in four seaports on the Red Sea Abdi Sheikh MOGADISHU (Reuters) – […]

  • Ethiopa’s naval ambitions

    Country has a stake in port of Djibouti. Why landlocked Ethiopia wants to launch a navy By Dickens Olewe When Eritrea gained independence in 1993, Ethiopia suddenly found itself without […]

  • Migrants drown off Yemen

    Migrant vessel capsizes. Scores of Ethiopian migrants drown off Yemen’s coast At least 46 migrants trying to cross from Somalia to Yemen have drowned when their boat capsized, UN officials […]

  • NK and the Horn

    Ethiopia, Eritrea, and Somalia maintain covert military ties with Pyongyang, despite UN sanctions. North Korea’s Military Partners in the Horn of Africa By Samuel Ramani On November 14, 2017, a UN […]

  • Piracy, smuggling & migrants

    EU policy has stagnated while illegal migrant routes proliferate. Inside the Deadly Pirate Corridor Where Migrants Escape to Europe by Michael Scott Moore Ahmed was 23 when he left his […]

  • Hundreds die in Med

    Another tragedy at sea. Hundreds dead after capsize, say survivors Hundreds of migrants drowned when their boat capsized in the Mediterranean, survivors have told the BBC – although there is […]

  • The Wider Picture

       Somalia’s Piracy Compromises Its Neighbors The al Qaeda-allied Somali terrorists of Al-Shabaab (“The Youth”), and the pirates that comprise their “navy,” have repeatedly gained world attention—and then been forgotten. […]

  • African Union

    Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has embarked on a six-day visit to Ethiopia and Tanzania to inject a fresh impetus in India’s strategic ties with African countries and discuss ways […]