A Dangerous Military Race In Horn Of Africa: How The Gulf Crisis Could Lead Ethiopia, Eritrea And Djibouti To War

A meeting of the Nile Basin states called by Ugandan President Museveni broke down, a reflection of growing Egyptian-Ethiopian tensions. Egypt meanwhile is boosting military cooperation with Eritrea.

South Sudan Is An Unfinished And Broken State: Here’s The High Price Its People Have Paid For It

It’s the world’s fastest-growing refugee crisis. One million have crossed into Uganda, and an additional “million or even more” are in Ethiopia, Kenya, DR Congo, and Central African Republic.

A Brilliant But Depressing Book To Read: The Real Politics Of The Horn Of Africa

Politics in the Horn is best understood as a marketplace, where the currency is money and violence.

China Opens New Military Base In Djibouti: What Move Tells Us About The Asian Giant’s Growing Role in Africa

Unlike the US, which has numerous military bases around the world, China has exercised its global presence through peacekeeping operations.

Burundi Ignored And Nkurunziza Regime Is In Denial, But The Killings And Economic Collapse Continue

Human rights violations are “being committed in a more clandestine, but equally brutal, manner” than in the past. The UN predicts Burundian refugees will top 500,000 by the end of the year.