Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Deadly ethnic-based attacks erupt near Ethiopia’s capital

Government officials and residents said overnight ethnic-based attacks in the outskirts of Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, have killed several people and caused hundreds to...

Somalia: MP Barrow under critical observation surviving assassination attempt

Member of Somalia Federal Parliament, Mohamed Mursal Mohamoud 'Barrow' was critically injured, Saturday evening, by a car bomb planted under the driving seat of...

CAR: Poorest country in the world splashes all on weopons

The Central African Republic has the world’s lowest per capita income, but it is the world’s biggest buyer of weapons as a percentage of...

Somalia: Al Shabaab dawn raid on a Mogadishu suburb town – Afgooye

The Al Qaeda-linked, Islamist fighter group, Al Shabaab, raided an army station at Afgooye, only 30 kilometres west of the Somalia Federal Government seat,...

South Sudan: Malakal still a ghost town despite peace deal

MALAKAL, South Sudan (Reuters) - Yellow flowered vines crawl through empty window frames and up crumbling brick walls. Electricity poles are slanting along the...

Why Addis is excited to welcome ‘terrorists’

For days, an Amharic Language song, Lanchi new Ethiopia (it is for you Ethiopia), dominated the streets of Addis Ababa. The song was particularly...

Israeli demolition of Khan al-Ahmar a ‘breach of international humanitarian law’ – EU says

The demolition of Khan al-Ahmar and the forcible transfer of its residents would constitute a grave breach of international humanitarian law,” the text of...

UNMAS, AMISOM to collaborate on elimination of IEDs in Somalia – Press Release

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) and the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) have pledged to strengthen their collaboration to effectively counter...

Somaliland: Arre – the ‘Jimmy Colonel’ kills first delivering mother

Following the hijack of only ambulance belonging to Heiss district on the Red Sea coast some 110 kilometres east of Erigavo, the regional capital...

Somalia: Al Shabaab destroys second district office in as many weeks

A suicide car bomb rammed into a local government office in Somalia’s capital on Monday, killing at least six people in an attack claimed...

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Gass shuffles cards as Puntland security undergoes unpredictable shifts

As Puntland inches nearer to the December presidential 'elections', security issues seem to be dominating attention more than should be the case in similar circumstances. Not...

Somalia: Assailants hit Puntland President where it hurts most killing one of his guards

A witness says assailants killed a member of Puntland Presidential guard unit and injured another in a shooting in the commercial city of Bossasso...

Somalia regional states’ leaders fail to turn up for meeting with Farmajo

Leaders of Somalia’s regional states did not turn up to a meeting with the country’s president which was scheduled to take place in the...