Migration Priorities and Normative and Institutional Frameworks In the IGAD Region

This article examines the state of migration and its governance in the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) region, comprising Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Somalia, South Sudan and Sudan. It has three major parts. The first part explains the …

Migration and Asylum in the Horn of Africa: Causes, Factors and Possible Solutions

Migration across the east and Horn of Africa sub-region is not a novel phenomenon. Nevertheless, it is contemporary idiosyncratic migration patterns and trends within and across the east and Horn of Africa sub-region that this article aims to contextualize.

According …

To and From the Horn of Africa: the Case of Intra-Regional Migration in South Sudan

Botswana, Malaysia, Burkina Faso – these are not our examples. Dubai even Kuwait these are our examples. Rich oil countries where the citizens get an allowance and foreigners do the manual work[1]

According to the International Labour Organisation …

A New EU migration Agenda: the Valetta Conference

The EU is confronted with a migration challenge of a scope that it has not seen before. In 2014 and 2015 the number of refugees entering the EU through the Central Mediterranean route has peaked.[1] The number of refugees …


This article dated the 11th of August 2015, is a polemical piece that analyses the gaps and weaknesses of IGAD’s latest proposal to end the conflict in South Sudan.
The International Crisis Group Report titled, ‘South Sudan: Keeping Faith With the IGAD Peace Process’ is a panoramic and analytical take on the IGAD-PLUS process and the obstacles that it faced deriving from the rivalries between states in the region and weak commitment from the international community.
This is a detailed and comprehensive assessment of the conflict between the SPLM/A-N (Sudan People’s Liberation Movement/Army-North) and the Government of Sudan (North) in Blue Nile and South Kordofan.
This new book on Eritrea is a useful resource in terms of an update on developments in Eritrea.