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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Professor Ashcroft has been appointed by Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) to assist in the development of universities and teacher training colleges in the world's third poorest country in northeast Africa.
Palestinian Christians in the West Bank and Gaza have been "basically under house arrest," isolated in their homes without food, water, or electricity, according to Michael LaCivita, communications director for the Catholic Near East Welfare Association, a papal agency that provides humanitarian and pastoral support in the Middle East, Northeast Africa, India, and Eastern Europe.
The volume's contributors discuss art produced during the relevant period throughout most of western Asia, northeast Africa, and the Aegean: Egypt (Erik Hornung, Laszlo Kakosy, Andrzej Niwinski), Assyria and Babylonia (Ursula Seidl, Irene Winter), Iran (Mark Garrison), Palestine (Pirhiya Beck, Leo Mildenberg), Phoenicia (Eric Gubel), Cyprus (Hans-Gunter Buchholz), Greece (John Boardman, Robert Wenning), and the wider Hellenic world (Eva Andrea Braun-Holzinger and Hartmut Matthaus).
The Ethiopians were humiliated, and the Israeli government, thrust into damage control, recognized that the people rescued from oppression from Northeast Africa (through airlift operations nobly named "Moses" and "Solomon") were now facing discrimination in the very state meant to be a safe harbor for all Jews.
Daly, also general editor of both volumes, is a specialist in Northeast Africa, especially Egypt and the Sudan during the period of British occupation.
remains reluctant to accept any role for it in northeast Africa.
The Addis Ababa meeting focused particularly on the issue of population displacement in northeast Africa, one of the most chronically unstable parts of the world where conflict and famine have produced a crisis of almost unprecedented scale and direction.
The odyssey began in Eritrea, a narrow strip of drought-prone farmland bordering on the Red Sea in northeast Africa, an Ethiopian province fighting a three-decade civil war for independence.
Dubbed Nubian Asset Management, the firm is vying to mimic the commercial success of its namesake, that ancient nation in northeast Africa.
Egypt is a country of 80 million people located in northeast Africa that generates between 65 and 70 million tons of solid waste per year, which includes hazardous and non-hazardous municipal, industrial, and agricultural wastes.
They consist of country reports of Benin, Botswana, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Cfte dAEIvoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, the Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe, as well as other countries in specific regions: Anglophone, Francophone, Lusophone, and North and Northeast Africa.
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