Horn of Africa

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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.
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Oxfam said that more than eight million persons including 1,500 children are in need of international aid, to avoid any humanitarian disaster that could be worse than the starvation that hit the African Horn countries.
London, Aug 19 (ANI): The African horn 'vuvuzela' has made its way to the Oxford Dictionary of English after becoming the sound of the World Cup.
The South African horn has taken the World Cup by storm but the constant noise has been likened to the drone of a swarm of giant bees.
They will also experience the unique sound of the African horn, called a vuvuzela, which is blown by most avid South African soccer supporters.
The final statement of the Forum underlined the leaders' keenness on establishing security and stability in the African Horn and calming down conflicts in Ethiopia, Eritrea and Djibouti through diplomatic channels.
The long-awaited 'going-live' of the submarine cable has been held up because of possible pirate attacks on installation vessels off the African Horn coast.
Egypt always seeks to boost cooperation with other countries to accomplish economic integration and build political relationships with greater cooperation and consultations against mutual threats such as terrorism in the Red Sea, the African Horn and the Sahel-Saharan region.
Addis Ababa, Dhu-Al-Qa'dah 22, 1438, August 14, 2017, SPA -- Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn met in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa with foreign minister of Yemen Abdulmalik Al-Mekhlafi who is currently on an official visit to the African horn country.
He also said that UNHCR provides aids to more than 240,000 refugees who came from the African Horn, Iraq and Syria to Yemen.
Kanayo Nwanze President of the IFAD and Farid Mujawar Minister of Agriculture and Irrigation noted the challenges faced by Yemen, exceed by providing food for millions of Yemenis and refugees flowed from the African Horn.
famine-stricken nations in the African Horn and Somalia.
Reading the newspaper twice weekly, its pages is filled with harrowing experiences and statistics about refugees who travel far and wide from African Horn countries to the coastline of Yemen to flee.
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