Thursday, January 23, 2020
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Turkey sets its sights on the Horn of Africa

By Ineke Mules Turkey is building on its already-strong relationship with Somalia as it accepts an invitation to explore for oil in its seas. Ankara has spent years building trust in the region as it seeks to increase its influence. … Continued

Will Abiy Ahmed’s Bet on Ethiopia’s Political Future Pay Off?

The Nobel Peace Prize-winning prime minister has disbanded Africa’s largest political party in an effort to reinvent the country’s politics—but some powerful players stand to lose, and they won’t go quietly. BY TOM GARDNER The Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) … Continued

Land given to displaced Somali families in Burao

The municipal authority in the northern town of Burao, Somaliland, has provided title deeds to 450 internally displaced families, who have been living as squatters near the airport for the past three years. The municipality has given each family a … Continued

Nine injured in Somali bombing flown to Turkey for treatment

MOGADISHU (Reuters) – Nine people injured in a bomb attack on Saturday in Somalia, including three Turkish nationals, were being flown to Turkey on Tuesday for medical treatment, Turkey’s ambassador to Mogadishu said. Mehmet Yilmaz told a news conference that … Continued

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