Monday, June 1, 2020

Ethiopia

An Ethiopia-backed port is changing power dynamics in the Horn of Africa

When Eritrea gained its independence from Ethiopia in 1993, Ethiopia became landlocked and therefore dependent on its neighbours – especially Djibouti – for access to international markets. This dependency has hampered Ethiopia’s aspiration to emerge as the uncontested regional...

Somaliland’s $442m port project with DP World and Ethiopia will go ahead

Investment will establish Somaliland as a regional trading and maritime hub and create a container terminal with a capacity to handle up to 1.25 million TEUs a year In April 2016, the Republic of Somaliland, an African nation situated in the...

Ethiopia buys stake in Dubai-managed Somaliland port

DUBAI: Ethiopia acquired a stake in a port in the breakaway state of Somaliland, its operator DP World said, as a legal dispute rages over another major Horn of Africa shipping hub. Dubai-based DP World last week accused Djibouti of...

Ethiopia’s ruling EPRDF sets Congress date, new PM latest March 3

Ethiopia’s ruling coalition, the Ethiopia Peoples Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) has set a date for its much awaited congress, local media portal, the Addis Standard reports. The EPRDF’s Council is expected to begin its meeting on Thursday March 1, 2018. The...

Ethiopia Committed to See Strong, Stable Somalia: PM Hailemariam

New York September 21/2017 Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn affirmed his government’s stance in seeing strong and stable Somalia. The Premier, who is in New York for the UN General Assembly, made the remark while conferring with Prime Minister of Somalia...

Kenya, Ethiopia Using Excessive Force Against Somali Civilians (Report)

Kenya and Ethiopia have used excessive force against Somali civilians amid efforts to halt cross-border attacks by al-Shabab, according to an internal report by aid agencies working in Somalia. The report, obtained by VOA's Somali Service, says Kenya has carried...

List of Ethiopia’s new cabinet members

Ethiopian government has reshuffled its cabinet today, 01 Nov 2016. Out of its ministers, only 9 has continued on their positions. Here is list of newly assigned ministers; Workneh Gebeyheu is the new Foreign Minister of Ethiopia Abreha Tekeste, former...

Ethiopia troops pull out of Somalia towns

Hundreds of Ethiopian troops pulled out of a town in central Somalia Tuesday, at least the second location vacated by their forces in recent weeks, a Somali security official said. Security official Abdirisak Moalim Ahmed said Ethiopian soldiers present in...

Ethiopia declares state of emergency to stop protests

The Ethiopian government has declared a state of emergency effective immediately following a week of anti-government violence that resulted in deaths and property damage across the country, especially in the restive Oromia region. In a televised address on Sunday morning,...

Ethiopia’s regime has killed hundreds. Why is the West still giving it aid?

OVER THE weekend, Ethiopia reminded the world of how it treats those who dare demonstrate against the government. At least 90 protesters were shot and killed by Ethiopian security forces in the regions of Oromia and Amhara. As demonstrations...
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US soldier killed in Kenya is identified after Alshabab attack that left 3 Americans dead

 A U.S. Army specialist killed with two other Americans in an attack Sunday by al-Qaida-aligned militants in Kenya has been identified by...

3 Americans killed in Al-Shabab attack at Kenyan military base

One U.S. service member and two American Department of Defense contractors were killed in a terror attack on a military base in Kenya that...

Al-Shabaab jihadists attack US-Kenya military base

 Jihadists from Somalia's Al-Shabaab group on Sunday attacked a military base used by US and Kenyan forces in Kenya's coastal Lamu region,...

Somalia: Spare the civilians, Red Cross and Red Crescent tell warring parties

Mogadishu (ICRC) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Somali Red Crescent Society (SRCS) call on all armed...