CNN 15 November 2018 by  BETHLEHEM FELEKE ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, left, and Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki celebrate the reopening of...

MAIL ONLINE 14 November 2018 Eritrea’s President Isaias Afwerki (L), Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (C) and Somalia’s President...

CHANNEL NEWSASIA 13 November 2018 UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations Security Council is set to vote on Wednesday to lift a nearly decade-old arms embargo and targeted sanctions on Eritrea, diplomats said, after the country’s rapprochement with Ethiopia and thawing of relations with Djibouti. Diplomats, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the 15-member council...

COLOMBO GAZETTE 9 November 2018                       The Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Ethiopia and Permanent...

NEWS AFRICA 8 November 2018 ADDIS ABABA, Nov. 7 (Xinhua) — The Ethiopian military said on Wednesday that it has decided to reestablish a naval force despite the country’s landlocked geographical location. The East African country disbanded its navy force more than two decades ago following the separation of Eritrea, leaving Ethiopia without access to a major...

AFRICA NEWS 7 November 2018 by ABDUR RAHMAN ALFA SHABAN Eritrean ports will be major beneficiaries of proposed United Nations lifting of sanctions on the country and recent regional developments. This is the view of a former United States Assistant Secretary of State, Herman Cohen. According to Cohen, the trade potentials of the port of Massawa, which faces the Middle...

REUTERS 6 November 2018 by  MICHELLE NICHOLS (Reuters) – The U.N. Security Council is considering lifting sanctions on Eritrea next week after a rapprochement with Ethiopia, although some members want to maintain some diplomatic pressure to ensure a dispute with Djibouti is resolved, diplomats said on Monday. A British-drafted resolution, seen by Reuters, proposes...

AFRICA NEWS 3 November 2018 by ABDUR RAHMAN ALFA SHABAN United Nations Security Council, UNSC, is set to lift sanctions imposed on Eritrea, according to reports from the Councils most recent meeting. The move comes in the wake of the United States backing down on its long held stance that the sanctions remain in place. Eritrea has in the past accused the US of being behind...

FOREIGN BRIEF 5 November 2018 by TOM CONNOLLY WHAT’S HAPPENING? Trade and diplomatic exchanges are blossoming across the Horn of Africa after a series...

THE ARAB WEEKLY 4 November 2018 by JOHN CK DALY With China’s overseas military expansion and advocacy of a new world order, Djibouti’s congested territory...