Friday, June 22, 2018

Ethiopia PM: Security agencies committed ‘terrorist acts’

Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said his country's security institutions tortured and committed "terrorist acts" against its own citizens in the past, in a...

OUTRAGE AS TANZANIA PASSES LAW THAT COULD IMPRISON BLOGGERS

Bloggers, Internet users, journalists and activists in Tanzania are up in arms following a government directive that could land them in jail. In a...

UAE TO GIVE ETHIOPIA $3 BILLION IN AID AND INVESTMENTS

The United Arab Emirates pledged a total of $3 billion in aid and investments to Ethiopia on Friday, an Ethiopian official said, a major...

Why landlocked Ethiopia wants to launch a navy

When Eritrea gained independence in 1993, Ethiopia suddenly found itself without a coastline and so it took the logical step of disbanding its navy....

DP World denies out of court settlement on Djibouti Doraleh port

A company spokesperson said the concession agreement remains in place Dubai-based DP World has denied media reports stating that the company was looking for an...

Somalia, Ethiopia to jointly invest in four seaports on the Red Sea

Somalia and Ethiopia announced they were jointly investing in four seaports to attract foreign investment to their two countries, the latest move in a...

JOINT COMMUNIQUE SOMALIA AND ETHIOPIA: Full Text

JOINT COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AFTER BILATERAL TALKS BETWEEN H.E MOHAMED ABDULLAHI MOHAMED ‘FARMAAJO’, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF SOMALIA AND H.E (DR.) ABIY AHMED...

Ethiopia-Eritrea reconciliation project meets resistance from border communities

The decision by Ethiopia’s ruling coalition to resolver a border dispute with Eritrea has met stiff resistance from members of Badme town which was...

Ethiopia’s move to open key economic sectors to spur fast development – Dahabshiil CEO

The move by the Ethiopian government to open key economic sectors, among them Ethiopian Airlines, to foreign investment is likely to spur fast development...

Landlocked Ethiopia May Establish Naval Base at Kenyan Port

Ethiopia, landlocked since the secession of Eritrea a quarter century ago, may consider building a naval base in neighboring Kenya to strengthen its military...

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INVESTORS ARE HELPING PUT SOMALILAND ON THE MAP

A disputed part of a war-torn nation is holding out promise for the Horn of Africa. Hong Kong–based American business developer Robby Zirkelbach has set...

Al-Shabab Militant Group Getting Lucky, Not Stronger in Somalia

Somalia’s most dangerous terror group is likely not getting any stronger despite a series of deadly attacks, including one that claimed the life of...

Special Arrangement with Somaliland A Symbol of Depoliticized Aid Relations – Partners Tell Mogadishu

International partners supporting Somalia and Somaliland on a number of reconstruction, security, and governance programmes in Somalia, and on development and democratization processes, among...