Posts Tagged ‘Horn of Africa’

Stratex: Gold opportunities in Ethiopia and Djibouti in the Horn of Africa

(HornTrade) – Gold and base metals play Stratex International awaits potentially encouraging drilling results from Turkey and sees possibly much larger rewards in Ethiopia.

Steered by chief executive officer Bob Foster, Stratex, which expects its first production from Turkey in late 2011, has also positioned itself to exploit what it argues are long-neglected gold opportunities in Ethiopia and Djibouti in the Horn of Africa, a region now attracting growing mining interest. Chip samples from one prospect, Magenta, have shown low-grade intersections of 0.1 to 0.5 grammes of gold per tonne of ore, though one 0.6 metre sample shows 16.75 grammes a tonne. Read the rest of this entry »

Horn of Africa: Failed States Index

(HornTrade) – The Failed States Index is a collaboration between the Foreign Policy magazine and The Fund for Peace and will be published on the July/August 2010 issue of Foreign Policy. The Index is intended to highlight states that pose global security threats or bring tragedies for their own people. The Index is compiled by analyzing data in the following areas: factionalized elites, human rights, delegitimization of the state, economic decline, demographic Read the rest of this entry »

Daallo Airlines resumed service

(HornTrade) – Daallo Airlines resumed its air transport operations after two years of interruption. The news was made public by the founder of the airline, Mr. Mohamed Ibrahim Yassin better known by the nickname Olad at a press conference.

He seized the opportunity to go into the causes of the cessation of transport of passengers and freights Daallo Airlines.
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Safmarine announces new Horn of Africa Service

The new service will be Safmarine’s first direct shipping service between Far East, Arabian Gulf and the Horn of Africa

Africa shipping specialist Safmarine has announced the launch of its first direct, fully-containerised shipping service between the Far East, the Arabian Gulf and the Horn of Africa. Read the rest of this entry »