Somaliland: Millions Vote With the Most Secure voter register

Hargeisa (HAN) Social media sites were blocked early Monday morning as announced by the National Electoral Commission (NEC) and a petition filed at the Supreme Court by the Somaliland Human Right Centre to stop the...

Djibouti: 2017 Synopsis Part 3 Crime and Safety Report

Djibouti (HAN)  November 13, 2017 - Travel Health and Safety; Transportation Security; Terrorism; Political Violence; Elections; Natural Disasters; Religious Violence; Crime; Disease Outbreak.Overall Crime and Safety Situation: U.S. Post Djibouti does not assume responsibility for...

Djibouti: Call for Papers: CARI Conference on Politics, Governance

Djibouti (HAN) Conference on Politics, Gover& Agency in China-Africa EngagementApril 19-20, 2018.The China-Africa Research Initiative (CARI) at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) is plnanceThe conference will be held at Johns...

Polls open in Somaliland presidential election

The self-proclaimed state of Somaliland will vote for a new president on Monday, hoping to continue a series of democratic transitions of power that sets it apart from its troubled neighbour Somalia.The northern territory,...

Eritrea: President Rejected Arming Groups Against Ethiopia and Djibouti

New York (HAN) November 12th, 2017 - Public Diplomacy & Regional Security - A United Nations monitoring Group reported that  Eritrean Leader President Isias Afwerki continued support for some rebel militias and armed Groups...

Eritrea: Orthodox Christianity in the 21st Century

Washington (HAN) November 12th, 2017 - Public Diplomacy & Global Regions Initiatives - An Opinion by. By Anna Schiller. Over the last century, the Orthodox Christian population around the world has more than doubled...

Eritrea: Delegation Briefings about Nation Building and Nationalism

Asmara (HAN) November 12th, 2017 - Public Diplomacy & Regional Press Release. The Eritrean senior delegation encompassing Mr. Alamin Mohammed Seid, Secretary of the PFDJ, and Mr. Woldemicael Abraha, Minister of Local Government, conducted...

Somalia Acknowledges UN Monitoring Reports

Nairobi (HAN) November 11th, 2017 – Public Diplomacy & Regional Security Initiatives. The Federal Government of Somalia led by the Prime Minister Khayre acknowledges the report by the Somalia & Eritrea Monitoring Group and...

Dr. Workneh meets with President of Somaliland

Ahead of the meeting with Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn a delegation led by Somaliland President Mohamed Silanyo met with Foreign Minister Dr. Workneh this morning (November 10).Mentioning the warm welcome accorded to him and...
Somalia's Shabaab claims foiled US special forces raid

AMISOM withdrawal tests U.S. mission in Somalia

WASHINGTON: Troops under the African Union Mission in Somalia, or AMISOM, have begun a steady withdrawal of forces from the region, amid increasing violence and threats from resurgent Al Shabab militants.The drawdown of AMISOM...