Rwandan President Paul Kagame, who led an active, reformist tenure as African Union chair, passed the baton to Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el Sisi at the annual summit of the body.
With closer relations among countries in the Horn of Africa, there are talks of great economic integration, but Somalia would be the loser if that went ahead too soon.
The Horn of Africa appears to be geared towards a new order set off by global competition over strategic interests.
Declaring Nicholas Haysom 'persona non grata' might prove costly for the Federal Somali Government.
The Trump administration recently launched a new Africa policy to counter the ‘predatory’ practices of Russia and China, but many experts in the region say the US is too late to the game.
In a shocking diplomatic thaw that reshaped the Horn of Africa, this year Ethiopia's prime minister announced his country would fully accept a deal ending a 20-year border war with Eritrea.
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has the momentum to strengthen Ethiopia's democratic institutions and restore trust in the system. The trick is to turn this goodwill into tangible policy change.
Border conflicts have marred east African states for decades, but some political goodwill has finally emerged in the region, seeking to build an enduring peace.
The union's two-week long summit in Addis Ababa aims to discuss ways to resolve endemic corruption and protracted conflicts that have affected millions of lives on the continent.
The UN Security Council lifted the arms embargo, all travel bans, asset freezes and targeted sanctions against Eritrea.
Ethiopian long-distance runner Lelisa Desisa has won the New York City Marathon for the first time. Desisa had finished second in 2014 and third in 2015 and 2017. Kenya’s Mary Keitany claimed her fourth crown.
Sahle-Work Zewde becomes Ethiopia's first woman president replacing former president Mulatu Teshome who resigned. She is expected to serve two six-year terms.
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