Sunday, August 19, 2018

Kenya: “Put up and shut up”: polygamy breeds poverty for Kenyan women and children

The 38-year-old Kenyan housewife, who married at 17 with no education or skills, had to share her home and husband with a woman almost...

Ethiopia: ENDF Deploys Additional Troops to Protect Oil Fields In Somali Region

The Ethiopia’s Ministry of Defence has deployed additional troops in Shelabo area in eastern part of the country in an attempt to defend the recently...

Mastercard Announces Next-Generation African Leaders

Fifteen teams of a total of 32 emerging African social entrepreneurs have been selected as winners of the 2018 Resolution Social Venture Challenge. The...
Ethiopia Reforms, human rights

Ethiopia Violence A Concern Despite Reform Promises

Government Should Address Killings in Somali and Oromia Regions Ethiopia’s new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has electrified his country with a range of reforms since...

The spectre haunting Ethiopia: Unbridled torture, impunity in Somali region

This past week, Ethiopian defence forces clashed with the notorious paramilitary Liyu police in the Somali region of Ethiopia. The fighting led to the burning...

What Ethiopia needs is a new federal arrangement

The recent events in Eastern Ethiopia proved once again that the country's ethnic federalism is not working. After just four months in office, Ethiopia's reformist...

As forgiveness sweeps Ethiopia, some wonder about justice

Ethiopia has released thousands of prisoners as a new prime minister reverses decades of security abuses. No-one knows how many were tortured. But some of...

Ethiopia: Exploiting the Gulf’s scramble for the Horn of Africa

Ethiopia’s so far managed to stay neutral and balance its relationships with opposing Gulf partners. But it’s engaged in an unpredictable game. This is the...

Ethiopia: Rumors, Misinformation Swirl After Federal, Regional Forces Clash

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said Saturday that Ethiopia would remain a unified country, despite what he characterized as “a lot of people talking”...

Djibouti: Police look On as Ethiopians are Killed., Businesses Vandalized

Witnesses in Djibouti say six people of Ethiopian origin have been killed in alleged revenge attacks over the past three days. The witnesses said the...

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Somaliland: PORT OF BERBERA RECEIVES NEW EQUIPMENT TO INCREASE CAPACITY – Press Statement

Somaliland economy to benefit from an increase in cargo volume and speed of operations Global trade enabler DP World has expanded its strategic presence at the Port...
Palestine Guterres

Antonio Guterres: 1 option to protect Palestinians is a new force

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said in a new report that options to protect Palestinian civilians under Israeli occupation range from establishing an armed military or...

The Latest: Shocked reactions to death of Kofi Annan

The Latest on the death of former U.N. secretary-general Kofi Annan (all times local): 12:55 p.m. Shocked reactions are pouring in after the death of former...