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.

Uganda Was Supposed To Be The Gold Standard For Hosting Refugees. Instead If Could Produce Its Biggest Heartbreak

Bidi Bidi in Uganda is one of the largest refugee settlements in the world. In June the country and UN appealed for $2 billion to support 1.3 million refugees. Just $350 million has been raised.

There Is A Spot Of Good News About Libya, And Then A Whole Bunch Of Bad Stuff

Libya is pumping oil at its highest rate in four years.