September 23, 2016
Dame Sally Davies discusses the challenges of responding to antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and the need for a global action plan following the high level meeting on Antimicrobial Resistance at the Un…
February 1, 2018
The would-be independent state strikes a contrast with Somalia as a place of relative peace and democratic stability, but international recognition has remained out of reach.
January 31, 2019
Al-Shabab remains capable of carrying out massive attacks in Somalia and surrounding countries despite a long-running African Union offensive against the Islamist group.
January 23, 2019
This is a guest post by Benjamin Silliman, research associate for Energy Security and Climate Change at the Council on Foreign Relations.
Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) …
December 20, 2018
You aren’t alone if you’re feeling worn down as 2018 comes to a close. It’s been a trying year when it comes to the world scene. A seemingly unending parade of summits, crises, protests, and conflict…
January 16, 2018
Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia are close to armed conflict over a Nile dam project; so far the United States is ignoring them.
May 21, 2007
An interactive map of the Horn of Africa.
December 4, 2015
This is a guest post by Allen Grane, research associate for the Council on Foreign Relations Africa Studies program.
Last week, South African High Court Judge Francis Legodi ruled against the Zuma a…
October 5, 2018
Ethiopia’s new leader, Abiy Ahmed, is seeking aggressive reforms to put an end to discord and build on the country’s progress in recent decades, but a towering set of challenges threatens his agenda.
December 14, 2006
The greater Horn of Africa—including Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan, and Uganda—is a region of strategic importance. It is also a region in crisis.