Experience Sharing Visits of Somali Officials to Ethiopia on Federalism
Addis Ababa - IGAD Political Affairs Program in collaboration with IGAD Somalia Facilitation Office have organized Experience sharing visits of Somali Officials to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia on Federalism from June 20-24, 2016. The programme entails visits to the Ministry of Federal and Pastoralist Affairs, the House of Federations, the House of People’s representatives, Oromia Regional State (Addis Ababa), Forum of Federations Office (FOF) and two days visit to Ethiopian Somali Regional State.
African Union plans to introduce single passport to create EU-style 'continent without borders'
Idea modelled on EU's Schengen area allowing free movement of people.
African leaders plan to turn the continent into one of "seamless borders” with the introduction of a single passport allowing free movement between countries.
So near and yet so far: Yemeni refugees stuck in Djibouti
The war in Yemen triggered a little-reported flood of refugees fleeing across the sea to Djibouti, where they try to recreate a normal life. James Jeffrey reports from a remote camp near the desert town of Obock.