Saturday, February 24, 2018

AU deploys election observers in Djibouti

The African Union (AU) has deployed its election observers in Djibouti, for the legislative elections scheduled to take place on Friday in the Horn...

Ethiopia’s leadership race: Lemma Megersa at the front

The surprise resignation of Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has got some people looking at Oromo leader Lemma Megersa as a potential successor Until recently,...

Ethiopia vows no military takeover amid latest emergency

Ethiopia’s defense minister on Saturday ruled out a military takeover a day after the East African nation declared a new state of emergency amid...

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn submits resignation

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said on Thursday he had submitted his resignation as both premier and the chairman of the ruling coalition. The move...

South Africa prepares for a new president after Jacob Zuma resigns

Hours after Jacob Zuma resigned as South Africa’s president, the nation’s soon-to-be leader Cyril Ramaphosa went for an early morning jog on Thursday wearing...

AU Peace Support Operations Division delegation visits Somalia

A delegation from the African Union Peace Support Operations Division (PSOD) is in Somalia to assess peacekeeping activities as the transfer of responsibilities from...

Worsening Ethiopian drought threatens to end nomadic lifestyle

Down a sandy track past a desiccated animal carcass lies a cluster of half-built huts that Ethiopia's government and aid agencies hope will blunt...

Ethiopia wants political prisoners to sign “confession” forms before release

When Ethiopia announced last month that it would release political prisoners and close a controversial detention facility, many viewed it as a promising sign that the...

DJIBOUTI’S BOOMING NIGHTLIFE SCENE — FUELED BY FOREIGN MILITARIES

One of the world’s tiniest countries is preparing to surprise the world again! At Club Menelik, the buzzing nightclub on the ground floor of the...

Kim Jong Un invites South Korean president for summit: South Korea

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un invited South Korean President Moon Jae-in for talks in Pyongyang, South Korean officials said on Saturday, setting the...

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Ethiopian Prime minister’s resignation part of EPRDF’s ongoing reform to address legitimate public demands...

The Consular-General of the Ethiopian Government to Somaliland, General Berhe Tesfaye released the below-copied statement to the local press Wednesday. It reads: Hargeisa: In the last...

‘Somalia’ Highest Ninth In World Corruption Index 2017 of Transparency International

Somalia ranks highest in the Transparency Corruption Perception Index of 2017 by scoring 9th (#180) - the lowest in the table for the 11th...

University of Hargeisa Goes DotSo of the Somalia Federal Government!

The Republic of Somaliland's state-owned, state-run University of Hargeisa (UOH) goes under the official Somalia Federal Government domain DotSo (.so). Permission for use of FGS...