Monday, September 24, 2018

Ethiopia: Torture in Somali Region Prison (+Video)

Senior Officials Implicated in Nonstop Regimen of Abuse Prison officials and security forces have arbitrarily detained and tortured prisoners for years in the notorious regional...

Can AU Tackle Security Challenges in the Sahel?

African leaders meeting in Mauritania last week pledged to redouble efforts aimed at curtailing and defeating extremist groups on the continent, especially in the...

WHEN HEROES AMONGST US RISE LIKE A PHOENIX

On July 30, 2018, Ethiopia’s populist Prime Minister, Dr. Abiy Ahmed, was welcomed to the city of Minneapolis with a highly publicized and well-orchestrated...

Ethiopia: Paramilitaries ‘kill at least 40’ in Oromia region

Officials say paramilitary forces from the Somali region carried out cross-border attacks in Oromia's East Hararghe. At least 40 people were killed by paramilitary forces...

Ethiopia: A 27-member Cabinet After Illey Takes The Helm of Somali Regional State

The Ethiopian Somali regional state parliament has on Sunday approved a 27-member cabinet. Ahmed Shide, Chairperson of the Ethiopian Somali Democratic Party (ESDP), told FBC...

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg makes surprise visit to Kenya

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is in Kenya. The 32-year-old Internet entrepreneur and philanthropist announced his arrival via his Facebook page where he pointed...

Banned In Ethiopia: Crossed Wrists, Free Speech Are Crimes Under State Of Emergency

There has been no internet connection in Addis Ababa for the past week and if you can access social media, it’s now a punishable...

CBE in Somaliland for business meetings

A Senior Level team from the National Bank of Ethiopia, Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE) and Ethiopia Insurance Corporation have arrived in Somaliland. The delegation...

Two Radio Bilal journalists sentenced in Ethiopia on terror charges

The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned the prison sentences handed down to two journalists from the Ethiopian faith-based station Radio Bilal. Khalid Mohamed...

Terror suspect Farid Awadh found dead in Naivasha after fleeing in 2015 [VIDEO]

A terror suspect who escaped the police dragnet in 2015 was found dead in a forest in Naivasha on Saturday. Police had been looking for Farid...

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Kenya: Youth join Al Shabaab out of desperation

Leaders from Northeastern have been urged to educate residents on the need to form groups to be eligible for government grants. Youth Chief Administrative Secretary...

Somalia: Resigning Minister accuses Puntland presidency of engineering corruption

The Minister of Environment and Climate Change of Puntland State in northwestern Somalia, Ali Abdullahi Warsame has resigned from the cabinet on Sunday, citing...