Sunday, August 19, 2018

Somalia: Daesh levies taxation on Puntland businesses

A militant group associated with Daesh in Syria and Iraq has started levying taxes on businesses in Somalia, Garowe Online reported yesterday. “The traders and businesses in...

Husband confesses to killing pregnant wife, 2 daughters: reports

A Colorado man confessed Wednesday to killing his pregnant wife and their two young daughters, a day after authorities launched an investigation into their...

Ethiopia: ENDF Deploys Additional Troops to Protect Oil Fields In Somali Region

The Ethiopia’s Ministry of Defence has deployed additional troops in Shelabo area in eastern part of the country in an attempt to defend the recently...
Ethiopia Reforms, human rights

Ethiopia Violence A Concern Despite Reform Promises

Government Should Address Killings in Somali and Oromia Regions Ethiopia’s new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has electrified his country with a range of reforms since...

The spectre haunting Ethiopia: Unbridled torture, impunity in Somali region

This past week, Ethiopian defence forces clashed with the notorious paramilitary Liyu police in the Somali region of Ethiopia. The fighting led to the burning...

Ethiopia: Rumors, Misinformation Swirl After Federal, Regional Forces Clash

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said Saturday that Ethiopia would remain a unified country, despite what he characterized as “a lot of people talking”...

Djibouti: Police look On as Ethiopians are Killed., Businesses Vandalized

Witnesses in Djibouti say six people of Ethiopian origin have been killed in alleged revenge attacks over the past three days. The witnesses said the...

Aid Worker Killings Rise, Fueled by Conflict in South Sudan, Syria

Nearly 140 aid workers were killed last year, a 23 percent rise on 2016, according to data released Monday that showed South Sudan was...

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...
Hormud Somalia

Somalia: Kenyan Forces Destroy Hormud Telecom, Kill Guards and Personnel Again

The KDF is accused of burning the sixth Hormud Telcom depot along the Kenya-Somalia border Kenyan troops have allegedly destroyed Hormud Telecom branch-building after crossing...

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Somaliland: PORT OF BERBERA RECEIVES NEW EQUIPMENT TO INCREASE CAPACITY – Press Statement

Somaliland economy to benefit from an increase in cargo volume and speed of operations Global trade enabler DP World has expanded its strategic presence at the Port...
Palestine Guterres

Antonio Guterres: 1 option to protect Palestinians is a new force

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said in a new report that options to protect Palestinian civilians under Israeli occupation range from establishing an armed military or...

The Latest: Shocked reactions to death of Kofi Annan

The Latest on the death of former U.N. secretary-general Kofi Annan (all times local): 12:55 p.m. Shocked reactions are pouring in after the death of former...