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
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Translations
corne de l’Afrique
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ENPNewswire-August 7, 2019--Europa-Humanitarian Aid: additional EUR50 million to tackle drought in the Horn of Africa
The UAE has recently pressed for closer ties with countries in the Horn of Africa, helping to mediate along with Saudi Arabia a historic peace accord between former enemies Ethiopia and Eritrea last year.
The Head of State urged the World Bank not to loosen its grip on the various development projects earmarked for the Horn of Africa region saying despite recorded challenges in some countries, the need for the interventions still exists.
During the meeting, they discussed the points of view regarding the main issues pertaining to the Horn of Africa and the Red Sea including the cooperation between OIC and UK in Somalia.
The countries of The Horn of Africa are at a critical tipping point: they could see a new era of peace, stability and development or they could get mired in realpolitik involving the superpowers--the US, Russia and China, not to forget the ambitions of the Middle East nations such as Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Turkey.
Seizing on the implications for the whole region, Guterres said that the agreement meant that 'there is a wind of hope blowing in the Horn of Africa'.
Dr Anwar Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, said the UAE has become a key partner in the Horn of Africa, ahead of all other Arab nations that have a presence in such a vital region.
Meanwhile, the Presidency has affirmed the importance of the Horn of Africa Economic Community for establishing economic cooperation and integration between Horn of Africa countries and realizing development and the welfare of their people.
It is a clear response to the devastating drought, environmental degradation, and poverty in the Horn of Africa.
From 8 to 10 October, Khartoum hosted a meeting on peace, security, stability, cooperation and development in the Horn of Africa.
Expressions of time--tense and aspect--are little discussed in most grammatical description of Cushitic, Ethio-Semitic, Nilo-Saharan, and Omotic languages spoken at the Horn of Africa, so linguists here seek to fill the void.