Sunday, August 19, 2018

Ethiopia govt agrees peace deal with Eritrea-based ‘ex-terror’ group

The Ethiopian government has agreed a reconciliation agreement with the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF), an ex-terror group that operated in the Oromia region of...

Abdi Illey: Ex-president of Ethiopia’s Somali region arrested, flown to Addis Ababa

Former president of Ethiopia’s Somali regional state, (Abdi) Mahamoud Omar, a.k.a. Abdi Illey, is being held under federal custody barely twenty-four hours after he resigned...
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Somaliland President Urges Somalilanders to Respect Life, Property of All Guests

President Musa Bihi Abdi called on all Somalilanders to host all guests visiting Somaliland on health, education or trading purposes or fleeing from droughts...

Ethiopia becoming an industrial powerhouse and future ‘Wakanda’

In the Hollywood blockbuster Black Panther, a fictional African nation known as Wakanda commands the heights of technological advancement while still retaining an ancient and...

Kenya to employ camels in policing Somali border, fighting banditry

Kenya police have announced a new security measure which will see camels join the country’s animal policing unit which already has dogs and horses...

Somaliland offers refuge amid crisis in Ethiopia’s Somali region

The president of Somaliland has reportedly called on citizens to respect and welcome foreigners in the country following armed confrontation in Ethiopia’s Somali region...

South Sudan’s rival leaders sign power-sharing agreement

Once the final deal is signed, the foes will have three months to form a transitional government. President Salva Kiir and his rival Riek Machar...

Reconciliation efforts must speed up to defuse tensions in Ethiopia

The UN refugee agency is ramping up life-saving aid to nearly one million people displaced by violence in southwestern Ethiopia and is urging accelerated...

Djibouti rejects court ruling over port row with Dubai

The Djibouti presidency on Friday refused to recognize a London court ruling which found the Horn of Africa nation wrongly seized a major port...

Ethiopia’s Somali Region: Violence as troops deploy in Jigjiga, Ethiopia’s Somali region

Violence has broken out in an eastern city in Ethiopia after federal troops took over key positions including the local parliament. Soldiers were deployed in...

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Torpedoing Africa, and then complaining about ‘migration’

European countries are still shaping the lives of millions of Africans, determining both their present and future. Out of the 67 coups in 26 African...

Zakia Hussein: Somalia’s First General and Deputy Police Commander

Somali President Abdullahi ‘Farmajo’ Mohamed, has appointed Zakia Hussein to the position of general and deputy chief of the Somali Police Force. Zakia becomes the first...

Chief Guterres Says UN Budget Is In Deficit, Warns of Consequences

Letter sent to member states by António Guterres reveals $139m deficit in core budget António Guterres, the UN secretary general, has warned that the organisation...