The deal has angered Somalia, which still claims sovereignty over Somaliland, and has triggered reactions that could aggravate already volatile geopolitics in the Horn of Africa.
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The African Union (AU) project also aims to create jobs, reduce conflict, improve food security and reduce migration along the 8,000-kilometre 'wall'. In 2020, the UN said only 4…
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