Tag: emirates

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES/QATAR/SOMALIA : Farmajo, spurned by Qatar, turns to UAE crown prince MBZ

May 18, 2021
Qatari envoy Mutlaq bin Majed al-Qahtani’s African trip in early May had a threefold purpose. In a matter of days, he supervised the reopening of diplomatic ties between Nairobi and Mogadishu (AI, 19/03/21) and initiated dialogue with opponents of the Source link

SUDAN/ETHIOPIA/EGYPT : Emirates seek to mediate between Sisi, Abiy, and Hamdock over GERD mega-dam

May 2, 2021
The initiative was many weeks in preparation (Africa Intelligence, 29/03/21). UAE crown prince Mohamed bin Zayed al-Nahyan (MbZ) made a very brief visit to Cairo on 24 April to meet President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi. During a two-hour face-to-face meeting Source link

AFRICA/UNITED ARAB EMIRATES : How Abu Dhabi calmed African countries' protests over its visa freeze

December 22, 2020
As part of its preparations for the historic official visit by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahou, which is due to Source link