Here are the latest news stories from the Horn of Africa. From the Olympics to terror, cheetahs to pirates, lots to read about.
The Somali Creative Using Art as a Weapon. This is an inspiring article about art in Somalia.
What if Ugandan troops pulled out of Somalia? An interesting comparison by a Ugandan paper to the US pulling out of Afghanistan.
The impressive rise of Ethiopian Airlines. We would like to see an impressive rise in the Ethiopian Airport - functional WiFi please. And restaurants that are both open and serve food. Oh, and toilets with running water and toilet paper. Thanks so much!
Which lessons from Somalia could have helped with the pullout from Afghanistan? The question is a fine one but I remain highly skeptical the US government learns much from its foreign debacles.
30 years after Black Hawk Down. One of those other US government debacles from which we might have learned something, but did we?
Efforts to save Cheetahs. My daughter volunteered at Decan, the cheetah refuge and zoo-like facility in Djibouti during Covid.
An old creepy colonial house in the dying juniper forest of Foret du Day, Djibouti and the view from the house.
See in two weeks.
Have you noticed any can’t-miss stories from or about the Horn of Africa?