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The Horn of Africa States International Investors and the Final Frontier

The Horn of Africa States International Investors and the Final Frontier

By Dr. Suleiman Walhad October 6th, 2023 I call the Horn of Africa States the last and final frontier for international investments. Would the region ever appeal to and engage international investors? It is a big question, but we will attempt here to explore this possibility. The region has not so far attracted any of […]

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The Horn of Africa States: The Absence of a HAS Institution Managing its Maritime Resources

The Horn of Africa States: The Absence of a HAS Institution Managing its Maritime Resources

By Dr. Suleiman Walhad October 3rd, 2023 The Horn of Africa States owns a coastline of some 4,700 km. Saudi Arabia and Yemen in West Asia opposite the HAS region own together about 3,600 km, with Saudi Arabia owning about 1,760 and Yemen owning about 1,840 km. This makes the HAS region the owner of

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The Horn of Africa States (“HAS”) An Open Message to the Citizens of the Region

The Horn of Africa States (“HAS”) An Open Message to the Citizens of the Region

By Dr. Suleiman Walhad September 25th, 2023 Fellow Citizens, The past and the present of the region profile it negatively. They both mark it as a hungry, starving, hopeless, conflict-ridden region, where tribes and clans fight over crumbs, a region, which does not look forward or plan for the future but, which lives in its

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The Horn of Africa States (“HAS”) Financing Development Projects through Crowdfunding (An Alternative to Traditional Financing)

The Horn of Africa States (“HAS”) Financing Development Projects through Crowdfunding (An Alternative to Traditional Financing)

By Dr. Suleiman Walhad September 24th, 2023 Developmental projects such as rail and road building, port building, bridge building, airport building, industrial projects, and others in developing countries are mostly financed through either grants/aid from developed countries or financed through traditional financing (banks, both Islamic and non-Islamic). When it comes to using banking as a

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The Horn of Africa States Is the EAC Model a New Trap for African Wealth?

The Horn of Africa States Is the EAC Model a New Trap for African Wealth?

By Dr. Suleiman Walhad September 20th, 2023 The end goal of the EAC Africa Community is to become a united East Africa Federation. It is different from other African regional blocks, which though seeking cooperation among the member states in socio-economic development, do not infringe on the sovereignty of each member country, at least at

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The Horn of Africa States And Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Initiative (“HIPC”)

The Horn of Africa States And Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Initiative (“HIPC”)

By Dr. Suleiman Walhad July 14th, 2022 Of the four Horn of Africa States, Somalia and Ethiopia, have qualified for the HIPC initiative. Neither Eritrea nor Djibouti have applied for the program as yet. Eritrea, though eligible for the HIPC initiative, must first face an unsustainable and full application of all the traditional debt relief

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