Friday, February 23, 2018

Ethiopia Used Israeli-made Surveillance Technology to Spy on Journalists, Dissidents

A new report details how Ethiopia targeted advocates of the Oromo ethnic group across 20 countries infecting their computers with spyware Israel-based defense outfit Elbit...

New Rumblings in the Horn of Africa over Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam

Tensions are rising between Egypt and Ethiopia over the latter’s Grand Renaissance Dam. Cairo recently reiterated its longstanding position that it’s against Addis Ababa’s construction...

Ethiopia Plans to Close 27 Refugee Camps

The government of Ethiopia says it will close all 27 refugee camps in its territory over the next 10 years and integrate residents into...

AU, EU leaders plan immediate evacuation of migrants in Libyan detention centers

More than 700 thousand migrants held in Libya are to be evacuated urgently. The question of migrants and their mistreatment dominated the just concluded AU-EU...

Raila Odinga vows to take oath on December 12

National Super Alliance (Nasa) lader Raila Odinga now says, like President Uhuru Kenyatta, he will also be sworn in as "the people’s president". He made...

AfDB Launches Youth Advisory Group to Create 25 Million Jobs

The President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) (www.AfDB.org), Akinwumi Adesina, has launched the Presidential Youth Advisory Group (PYAG) to provide insights and...

Zululand expedition team survives Somalia

AFTER a journey of more than 12 000km to war-torn Somalia, the Kingsley Holgate explorer team is back home in Zululand after successfully reaching...

Nearly 200 reportedly killed in Egypt mosque attack

Militants bombed a Sufi mosque and fired on worshippers in the volatile Sinai Peninsula during Friday prayers,  killing at least 184 people in what...

South Lakes man gains insights into Somaliland presidential election

A SOUTH Lakes man played a role in the third Presidential election in Somaliland. Robin Le Mare, of Allithwaite, serves on the Election Observer Mission,...
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Somaliland President-elect and Bitter Opponent Mend Fences

Only two days after the Somaliland electoral commission declared Musa Behi Abdi the winner of the country's fiercely contested presidential election of November 13, the president-elect...

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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...