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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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.
The two sides discussed the preparations for the 5 th International Conference / Oman's Relations with the Horn of Africa Countries ".
For the last 25 years, while the Horn of Africa (including Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, and Somalia) garnered a reputation as one of the most volatile regions in the world, Ethiopia has remained a relative oasis of stability.
It is a sharp and disturbing book with profound implications for international relations, development and efforts towards creating a sustainable peace in the Horn of Africa and beyond.
The project, known as the Horn of Africa Pipeline, includes an import terminal and 950,000 bbls of storage capacity in Damerjog, Djibouti, linked to a storage terminal in Awash, Ethiopia.
As such, the main goals herein are: 1) to identify and underline certain endemic sources of insecurity in the Horn of Africa and 2) to argue that state-centric views on security in this region do not offer solutions for the security of individuals.
In Crisis in the Horn of Africa, Woodward is particularly concerned with the post-Cold War context of the Horn of Africa, and how the region was engaged within the emerging theoretical frameworks of the past two decades: liberal democracy, 'good governance', free market economics and, increasingly in the context of continued insecurity and humanitarian need, the 'responsibility to protect'.
The countries of the Horn of Africa are making important yet unheralded progress in economic growth and political stability.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, the World Bank Group (WBG) President, Jim Yong Kim, as well as the President of the Islamic Development Bank Group and high level representatives of the African Union Commission, the European Union, the African Development Bank, and Intergovernmental Agency for Development (IGAD) are combining forces to promote stability and development in the Horn of Africa.
Saudi Arabia's agriculture ministry is tightening quarantine measures and monitoring camels imported from the Horn of Africa to ensure the safety of citizens and residents from MERS-CoV.
Lisa Murillo, an expert in virology and affiliate scientist at the Los Alamos National Laboratory in the United States, said she had analysed data on human MERS cases in the Middle East and camel imports from the Horn of Africa - and found striking correlations that cry out for further investigation.