Monday, August 20, 2018

A Somalia Army General Narrowly Escapes An Assassination Attempt

Somalia’s military commander-in-chief has survived a bomb attack on Friday that wounded at least one of his bodyguards, Garowe Online reports. The commander, General Abdullahi...

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...

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Tucson man accused of Somali terror ties lied at every turn, government says

Whether Mohamed Abdirahman Osman is a refugee who lied about terrorist links to get immigration benefits or if he’s been wrongly targeted by a...
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Somaliland: Deputy PAC Chairman Says Committee Corrected Sections of Erroneous Report

MP Abdulkadir Jama Hammud, Deputy Chair of the House of Representatives' Public Accounts Committee (PAC), who is, presently, the Acting Chairman following the unceremonious...
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Somalia: Puntland Rules Out Peace With Somaliland Rebuffing International Efforts

Puntland State of Somalia has on Sunday rebuffed claims that it reached peace pact with  Somaliland over Tukaraq, Garowe Online reports. The denial came as...