Monday, February 19, 2018

Analysts urge shifts in Africa strategy as America ushers in the Trump era

The United States should enter the Trump era with lower expectations and greater reliance on countries such as Kenya as it pursues its goals...

US halting UAV flights from Djibouti?

The United States has inactivated its only General Atomics MQ-1 Predator unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) squadron in Africa, raising doubts over the ongoing use...

Shock, Grief and Rage in Addis Abeba

The news of the brutal murder of 30 Ethiopians (possibly including Eritreans) by militants of Islamic State (IS) on the shores of Libya has...

‘Boko Haram’ kill scores in Nigeria

Suspected Boko Haram militants have killed at least 45 people in a village in Borno state, north-east Nigeria, witnesses have said. Gunmen stormed Njaba and...

The British Speaker bid to secure the release of Andargachew

The British Speaker of the House of Commons, Rt Hon John Bercow MP, is leading a cross party group of MPs on a working...

Israel: No promised land for Ethiopian Jews

Recently in the northwestern Ethiopian city of Bahir Dar, I had the pleasure of encountering an Israeli tourist who was displeased by the superior...

Spotlight on women’s role in ensuring peace and security

In the run-up to the African Union (AU) summit from 7–15 June in Johannesburg, South Africa, the role of women in peace and security...

Ethiopia: Merera – Oromo opposition leader arrested

Merera Gudina was arrested after he appeared at the EU parliament to testify on current political crisis in Ethiopia. A prominent Ethiopian opposition leader from...

Puntland Leader Attended a Security Briefing in Addis Ababa

Is there something that doesn't meet the eye relating to Ethiopia's bird's eye view of regional diplomacy-cum-security? Puntland regional President Dr. Abdiweli Mohamed Ali Gaas...

Nigeria postpones presidential vote over security

The electoral commission in Nigeria has postponed the 14 February presidential election to 28 March over concerns about the security situation. Commission chief Attahiru Jega...

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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...