Monday, February 19, 2018

Ethnic violence displaces hundreds of thousands of Ethiopians

Lifting her robe the young woman revealed undulating scar tissue blanketing her breasts, stomach, and extending up her neck and along her arms. “They poured...

SOMALILAND: 2017 Synopsis

According to the SIRAD Institute’s regional safety and security reports, the Somaliland territories are struggling to re-establish again a functioning independent state since the...

Al Amoudi’s Arrest and its Implications to Ethiopia

Over the years, particularly from 1991 until present, one of the key players that helped shape the political dynamics of the region is Mohammad...

African Union force begins troop withdrawal from Somalia

The African Union says it has begun its withdrawal from Somalia and will cut 1,000 troops by the end of this year as security...

Libyan migrant “prisons”, climate change inequality, and evidence-based aid: The Cheat Sheet

Every week, IRIN’s team of specialist editors scans the humanitarian horizon to curate a reading list on important and unfolding trends and events around...

AMISOM to handover security to somali forces ahead of its withdrawal from the country

African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) on Saturday said it would start a series of troop movements in various forward operation bases (FOB)  to...

Africa is not immune from secessionist sentiment

It is a minor miracle that countries have kept to their borders as resentments simmer A remarkable thing about Africa is just how stable its...

GEORGE MKHWANAZI: Why Zimbabwe should be split into two states

'Matabeleland is bigger than Sierra Leone, Liberia, Malawi, Lesotho, Swaziland, Togo, Guinea Bissau, Rwanda, Burundi, Eritrea and Djibouti, all found in Africa' This is the prologue...

NASA vow to swear-in Raila if IEBC declares Uhuru winner

NASA politicians have dared IEBC to declare Uhuru Kenyatta and his running mate William Ruto as president elect. The politicians on Saturday said if the...

“Ethnic clashes” in Ethiopia: setting the record straight

First, there are the undisputed events. Then there are the media reactions, and these – apart from a few rare exceptions, among them some...

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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...
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Dahabshiil Group CEO calls on Somali Youth Empowerment at 1st Somaliland International Marathon Run

Mr. Abdirashid Mohamed Said Dualeh, CEO of Dahabshiil Group of Companies has called on fellow businessmen, community leaders and members of the general public...