Horn of Africa

(redirected from African horn)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
Related to African horn: Somali peninsula, Northeast Africa

Horn of Africa

A peninsula in northeastern Africa including Somalia, Ethiopia, Eritrea and Djibouti. The Horn of Africa is a major coffee exporter. However, because of political instability in Somalia, the waters around the Horn suffer from piracy.
References in periodicals archive ?
The African Horn area and Aden Gulf are considered the most high-risk areas among international sea aviation areas due to the civil wars in Somalia that have been ongoing since 1991 in addition to the weak role of the current transitional government in Somalia.
The minister added that countries in East Africa and the African Horn must cooperate in new sectors.
These visits provide us invaluable opportunity for sharing of ideas and information critical to deepen the diplomatic ties', the LCCI President said and added that Pakistan is strategically located closely to the Gulf countries and African Horn. Moreover, it is the principal gateway to the energy rich Central Asian Republics.
The Ambassador praised the African Horn leaders' efforts on achieving a historic peace agreement signed in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
"We also laud the efforts achieved by the Special Envoy to Syria, Staffan de Mistura in helping the Syrian parties develop the constitutional foundation, and build on what has been accomplished in Geneva, Astana and Sochi to stop the war and reach a national reconciliation that ends the conflict." "Madame President, My country would like to welcome the positive developments in the African Horn Region and the understandings reached by States in the region, which will result in restoring confidence and ending differences.
In the cable, the Amir appreciated the efforts exerted by Saudi Arabia under the directives of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, that supported the achievement of this historic agreement which will enhance security and stability in Ethiopia and Eritrea, and direct the energy of both countries towards building and development and promoting peace and security in the African Horn, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
Since being appointed as a prime minister, Abiy Ahmed has took several internal and international movements to boost peace and development in Ethiopia and the African horn region, including releasing many political prisoners and ending the racial escalation in his country, as well as ending disputes with neighbouring countries.
The leaders of both the countries signed the peace pact in the Eritrean capital, Asmara, on July 9 ending one of the longest-running conflicts in the African horn.
KARACHI -- six ships, African Horn Bill, Free State, Star Antares, SC Tianjin, Yu Fu and Al-Thumama scheduled to load/offload Cement, Coal, Chemicals, Palm oil and LNG took berths at Multi-purpose Terminal, Port Qasim Electric Power Terminal, Pakistan International Bulk terminal, Engro Vopak terminal, Liquid cargo terminal and Engro Elengy Terminal respectively on Wednesday.
Six ships African Horn Bill, Free State, Star Antares, Horn Bell, SC Tianjin Yu Fu and Al Thumama scheduled to load/offload Cement, Coal, Chemicals, Palm oil and LNG are expected to take berths at MW-2, PQEPT, PIBT, EVTL, LCT and EETL respectively on Wednesday.
It is also close to Gulf countries and African horn. Any investment made in Pakistan will find market in these countries,' he continued.
Al-Amoudi conveyed the greetings of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and His Royal Highness the Crown Prince to President Ismail Omar Guelleh of Djibouti and the government and people of the African horn country, affirming the Saudi leadership's keenness to develop regional economic relations and improve linkage of the trade and transport networks in accordance with the Kingdom Vision 2030.
Full browser ?