MENAFN 30 October 2018 MENAFN – SomTribune) On the commencement of the USD 100 million Berbera Port project last week, Birhanu Fikade of The...

BLOOMBERG 28 October 2018 by NIZAR MANEK (Bloomberg) — A self-declared republic in Somalia asked Ethiopia to reroute its nascent oil and gas exports via a proposed new pipeline, challenging Djibouti’s long-held plans for a conduit. The overture from Somaliland comes as Ethiopia begins exploiting an estimated 8 trillion cubic feet of natural gas and test-drilling...

AUTOMOTIVE LOGISTICS 25 October 2018 by GAVIN DU VENAGE The end of a long war between Eritrea and Ethiopia looks set to boost economic growth in the Horn...

REUTERS 25 October 2018 by GEORGE OBULUTSA ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s parliament has approved senior diplomat Sahle-Work Zewde as the country’s first female president, proceedings on state television showed, cementing another shift in the country’s political system from Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. Sahle-Work is at present U.N. under-secretary general...

EURACTIV 23 October 2018 by FAISAL AL YAFAI An artist prepares a patriotic mural by the road between Asmara and Keren. Memories of the long war of independence...

RACONTEUR 22 October 2018 by PHILIP KLEINFIELD With its developing ports, the Horn of Africa is an area of significant commercial and military strategic...

BLOOMBERG BUSINESS WEEK 22 October 2018 by NIZAR MANEK The Red Sea state of Eritrea may play a key role in DP World Ltd.’s plans in the Horn of Africa,...

NBC 18 October 2018 A new accord is signed between Ethiopian Maritime Affairs Authority (EMAA) and World Food Programme to relieve congestion in the Port...

BLOOMBERG 19 October 2018 by NIZAR MANEK Eritrea may provide trade route amid dispute with Djibouti Company sees as many as 12 ports needed in Horn...

AFRICA NEWS 17 October 2018 by ABDUR RAHMAN ALFA SHABAN   Foreign Affairs Ministers of Eritrea and Ethiopia arrived in the Somali capital Mogadishu...