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Ethiopia was embroiled in the Tiger War for almost ten months and refused to negotiate a ceasefire. For their part, Western partners want to start talks between rebels in Tigrayan and Addis Ababa, while the conflict has now spread to two neighboring provinces. So far, one failure. And the visit of the US special envoy to the Ethiopian capital is unlikely to change the situation. A week after his arrival, Jeffrey Feltman almost left empty-handed. Twice Foreign Minister of Ethiopia. According to a diplomatic source, he…

Kenya envoy meets Somali prime minister weeks after relations normalize

Kenya envoy meets Somali prime minister weeks after relations normalize MOGADISHU, Somalia - Kenya's relationship with Somalia could help improve regional integration, given the latest dramatic change of mind, after months of wrangling that even drew international actors including the Intergovernmental Authority and the development . Somalia had not severed diplomatic ties with Kenya, resulting…

The AU expresses remorse for Somalia’s rejection of Mahama as a special envoy

The AU expresses remorse for Somalia's rejection of Mahama as a special envoy ADDIS ABEBA - Days after the federal government in Somalia openly opposed the appointment of former Ghanaian President John Mahama as high-ranking representative of the Somali conflict, the African Union has expressed remorse and called the move an "unsurpassed" disappointment. The African Union had chosen Mahama for…

America appoints a particular envoy to Libya

Richard Norland will perform his new mission as Particular Envoy for the USA in Libya, whereas retaining his publish as Ambassador to Tripoli, the US Secretary of State introduced on Monday in an announcement issued by the US Embassy. In response to the press launch, the ambassador will step up his diplomatic efforts to "maintain the political course of on the right track till the December elections".…

The AU names the previous Ghanaian president as a particular envoy for Somalia

The AU names the previous Ghanaian president as a particular envoy for Somalia MOGADISHU, Somalia - Former Ghanaian President John Mahama will now serve because the Particular Envoy of the African Union Fee to Somalia, the Fee introduced on Friday, simply days after the nation's management lifted President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo's extension, which had prompted divisions within the…

The United States appoints a special envoy for

Washington strengthens diplomacy in the Horn of Africa. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has just appointed a US envoy for the region. Jeffrey Feltman will take on this role. An experienced diplomat, he was formerly US Deputy Secretary of State for the Middle East and then UN Deputy Secretary-General for Political Affairs. While Antony Blinken says he fears an escalation of conflicts in the region, Jeffrey Feltman must play a coordinating role between different states and regional and international actors. Find…

The former US envoy accuses Farmajo of Somalia’s political stalemate

The former US envoy accuses Farmajo of Somalia's political stalemate MOGADISHU, Somalia - A former US envoy to Somalia has directly accused outgoing President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo of being the stumbling block in the ongoing pre-election negotiations, arguing that the matter should have been checked before it escalated. In an interview with Voice of America, Somali Stephen…

Huang Xia, UN Special Envoy, hopes for “a

Huang Xia, UN Secretary-General's Special Envoy to the Great Lakes of Africa, is a guest of Christophe Boisbouvier. The Chinese diplomat returns to the hot spots of the moment when a new government has just taken office in the Democratic Republic of Congo: insecurity in the eastern part of the country and MONUSCO's involvement in the same region, disrupted by the presence of armed groups, or even…

Biden sends an envoy to Ethiopia to

US President Joe Biden sent an envoy to Ethiopia to meet with Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. Despite Ethiopian denials, the United States does not relax the pressure and is very offensive to Addis Ababa because of the crimes committed in Tigray. Since a few weeks, Washington is intensifying initiatives and statements aimed at…

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