FUTURE DIRECTIONS INTERNATIONAL 12 September 20183 Background Located in the strategic Horn of Africa region, Djibouti has successfully exploited its coastline by offering both port access and military bases to foreign countries. Eritrea achieved independence from Ethiopia in 1993 after a thirty-year struggle. The resolution of a border war in 2000 has since then left...

VOA NEWS 9 September 2018 The Horn of Africa WASHINGTON — The Horn of Africa continued to resolve diplomatic impasses with the announcement Friday...

Sunatimes 10 June 2018 Ethiopia, landlocked since the secession of Eritrea a quarter century ago, may consider building a naval base in neighboring Kenya to strengthen its military capabilities, the head of the state shipping company said. The facility could form part of a port the Kenyan government is building at Lamu, said Roba Megerssa Akawak, chief executive officer...