The rise of Djibouti

In this Djibouti themed (and bilingual) issue: Patrick Ferras describes the patterns and dynamics that gave rise to the growing non-African military presence in Djibouti; Aden Omar Abdillahi analyses the legislative elections of 2013 and the profound political transformations it …

Religion, state & society

In this special edition issue on religion, state and society: Kindeneh Endeg Mihretie describes the competition between the established Orthodox Church, Muslims and the relatively new Pentecostal movements to increase their sphere of influence in Addis Ababa. Michael Brislen examines …

Horn of Africa Bulletin: January-February 2015

In this first issue of 2015: The 40th anniversary of Ethiopia’s TPLF and its regional importance is discussed; Markus Virgil Hoehne asks how to ensure responsible oil production in Somalia, Hawa Noor examines Kenya’s bid to regulate religious institutions and …

Horn of Africa Bulletin: November-December 2014

In this issue we ask: Federalism trends in the Horn of Africa-will it deliver on its promises of enhancing peace and local participation? Tegbaru Yared lays out Ethiopia’s grand federal system, Najum Mushtaq examines federalism amid political and military chaos …

Horn of Africa Bulletin: May-June 2014

Read about Somalia “From clan wars to religious conflicts”, and the about Kenyan relations with Somalia. Don’t miss the interesting book review of Ending Holy wars. As usual there are some suggested new report and literature from the Horn of …

Horn of Africa Bulletin March-April 2014 issue

A new issue of the Horn of Africa Bulletin is out! It includes three new and very timely analythical articles about the war in South Sudan, radicalization of youth in Kenya and the layers of conflict in Somalia. Open HAB

Horn of Africa Bulletin: January-February 2014

This issue of the bulletin includes four timely analyses from the Horn of Africa. It is about “Kenya’s imperfect reconciliation”,  the response to violent radicalization in Kenya, climate change and the regional security, and not least a new profile of …