Are Gulf powers pushing for the unification of the Horn of Africa under the leadership of Ethiopia, and the “De-Turkification” of Somalia?
So far premier Abiy is rewarding people’s faith by taking big steps to redress past injustices. Ethiopian unity is thought to be at the highest it has been in decades.
Several hundred Eritrean troops are said to be fighting in the Saudi-led coalition’s war in Yemen, which has sparked a rush on Eritrean coastal real estate by Gulf states.
The combination of improved life expectancy, greater political stability, and the shift toward presidency-for-life, means that as Africa becomes the world’s youngest continent, it will also have some of its oldest leaders
Recently The Star newspaper in Nairobi reported that Kenya’s Deputy Prime Minister and Local Government minister Musalia Mudavadi held “secret” talks with Uganda’s President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni in Kampala in early April. The meeting, the paper reported, was also attended by former Kenya president Daniel arap Moi’s roving envoy Mark Too. That was a richly significant detail because to understand …