How the UN is Used to Destroy African Sovereignty

“No nation in the world can forward its interest alone or through the UN if it does not serve the interest of the US. It is US interest or no interest.”

By Amanuel Biedemariam,

It is impossible to try to put in layman’s language the way United Nations (UN) works. To understand it, one need to explore the core values, the purposes the organization bases its foundation, and compare it to how it is functioning currently.

The UN was established by the United States in collaboration with England at the height of Second World War. Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill spent a great deal of time in Washington crafting the language and the framework for an organization that has become a major tool to further the agenda of Western nations led by the US.  Continue reading

High Level Eritrean Delegation in Yemen to Discuss Issues of Mutual Concern

Hopefully this would be the beginning to end the quietly simmering problem following misinterpretation of the 1998 arbitration and de-limitation of maritime boundaries between the two countries

By News Agencies,

The Eritrean Minister for Foreign Affairs Osman Saleh Mohammed and a high-ranking accompanying delegation arrived on Friday to the Yemeni capital of Sana’a to discuss the bilateral relations and cooperation with neighboring Yemen.

Osman was received on Saturday by the Yemeni President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi at the Presidential Palace in Sana’a. During the meeting, they reviewed topics of common concern between the two countries, topped by the bilateral relationships and horizons to promote the existing cooperation Continue reading

Ethiopia: The Self-Proclaimed, Self-Serving Spokes-Country for the Horn of Africa

Meles shamelessly wants to act as a self-serving, self-proclaimed spokesperson for South Sudan and Djibouti

By Afrah Negash,

One of the norms in international relations is that states air their concerns over events and issues directly to world public opinion. In the Horn of Africa, it seems that a new norm underway by which one country grants itself the role of speaking on behalf of others.

For some years now, Ethiopia has assumed the responsibility of speaking on behalf of the sovereign states in the Horn of Africa, especially on the nature of their relations with Eritrea. It has become common for Ethiopian officials to state that Eritrea is supporting a rebel group in Djibouti, Southern Sudan, Western Sudan, and even Yemen. Continue reading

Ethiopia: The Self-Proclaimed, Self-Serving Spokes-Country for the Horn of Africa

Meles shamelessly wants to act as a self-serving, self-proclaimed spokesperson for South Sudan and Djibouti

By Afrah Negash,

One of the norms in international relations is that states air their concerns over events and issues directly to world public opinion. In the Horn of Africa, it seems that a new norm underway by which one country grants itself the role of speaking on behalf of others.

For some years now, Ethiopia has assumed the responsibility of speaking on behalf of the sovereign states in the Horn of Africa, especially on the nature of their relations with Eritrea. It has become common for Ethiopian officials to state that Eritrea is supporting a rebel group in Djibouti, Southern Sudan, Western Sudan, and even Yemen. Continue reading

Ethiopia: The Self-Proclaimed, Self-Serving Spokes-Country for the Horn of Africa

Meles shamelessly wants to act as a self-serving, self-proclaimed spokesperson for South Sudan and Djibouti

By Afrah Negash,

One of the norms in international relations is that states air their concerns over events and issues directly to world public opinion. In the Horn of Africa, it seems that a new norm underway by which one country grants itself the role of speaking on behalf of others.

For some years now, Ethiopia has assumed the responsibility of speaking on behalf of the sovereign states in the Horn of Africa, especially on the nature of their relations with Eritrea. It has become common for Ethiopian officials to state that Eritrea is supporting a rebel group in Djibouti, Southern Sudan, Western Sudan, and even Yemen. Continue reading