Horn of Africa


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Horn of Africa

n
(Placename) a region of NE Africa, comprising Somalia and adjacent territories
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Noun1.Horn of Africa - a peninsula of northeastern Africa (the easternmost part of Africa) comprising Somalia and Djibouti and Eritrea and parts of Ethiopia
Afars and Issas, Republic of Djibouti, Djibouti - a country in northeastern Africa on the Somali peninsula; formerly under French control but became independent in 1997
Eritrea, State of Eritrea - an African country to the north of Ethiopia on the Red Sea; achieved independence from Ethiopia in 1993
Abyssinia, Ethiopia, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Yaltopya - Ethiopia is a republic in northeastern Africa on the Red Sea; formerly called Abyssinia
Somalia - a republic in extreme eastern Africa on the Somali peninsula; subject to tribal warfare
Africa - the second largest continent; located to the south of Europe and bordered to the west by the South Atlantic and to the east by the Indian Ocean
Translations
corne de l’Afrique
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66-million loan agreement for the multinational Drought Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Program (DRSLP) in the Horn of Africa (HoA) with the Government of Kenya, bringing to US $3.
In 2011, roughly 103,000 refugees from the Horn of Africa found their way to Yemen.
The purpose of the Annual Horn of Africa Infrastructure Protection & Security Trade Show is to contribute to the enhancement of the field of regional security cooperation in the Horn of Africa's educational institutions by facilitating a common platform for fruitful exchange of academic views, best practices and discussions on existing challenges, as well as required priorities and possible opportunities to strengthen safeguards; using Somaliland's stability as playing a key role in the region's stability process.
The leader of the Horn of Africa nation took power in 1991 after toppling dictator Mengistu Hailemariam.
From the Super Heroes that fight for justice in the comic world, to the human heroes who make a difference every day in the real world, Darkness & Light tells the story of the crisis through the lens of those working tirelessly to help the people of the Horn of Africa fight the hunger crisis.
The initiative, called 'Supporting Horn of Africa Resilience' (SHARE) was unveiled Friday by Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva, who is in charge of EU's humanitarian aid efforts, and her colleague Andris Piebalgs, the Commissioner for Development.
The musician yesterday announced in Dubai his partnership with the UN World Food Programme (WFP) in his fight against hunger in the Horn of Africa.
GENEVA: Hollywood star Angelina Jolie Tuesday pleaded with the international community to step up aid to the Horn of Africa, saying that its response would determine "whether huge numbers of people live or die.
For more information about the work of the Ummah Welfare Trust or to donate money towards the Horn of Africa appeal, people can log on to the website at www.
It will witnesses wide participation by Arab Ministers of Economy and Agriculture; ministers from the Horn of Africa and top officials from regional and international organizations specialized in food industries and food security.
The initiative will leverage the Second Arab Food Industries Forum 2012 to be held on January 4, 2012 in Dubai, as a strategic platform to tackle the critical food security status in the Horn of Africa countries, according to a statement issued on Sunday.
8 million people in the Horn of Africa and created a triangle of hunger where the borders of Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia meet.