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An open letter to Somalia’s newly elected President, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo.

An open letter to Somalia’s newly elected President, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo.

Mr. President, When I address you as Mr. President I don’t say it lightly. I feel the weight that every letter of it carries. And […]

 
 

Political unrest simmering in Ethiopia.

Political unrest simmering in Ethiopia.

This coming April marks three years since protests broke out in Ethiopia. They were triggered by students in Ambo town, some 120 kilometers (74 miles) west of the […]

 
 

Blocks closure of world’s largest refugee camp +video

Blocks closure of world’s largest refugee camp +video

(The Independent) — Kenya’s High Court has ruled that the government cannot unilaterally shut down the world’s largest refugee camp, the sprawling Dadaab facility near […]

 
 

Ethiopia loses 145 million USD in tourism

Ethiopia loses 145 million USD in tourism

Ethiopia loses 145 million USD in tourism ESAT News (February 9, 2017) Ethiopia says it has lost 145 million dollars in tourism in the last […]

 
 

PRESS RELEASE,Ogaden Somali Community of Alberta Residents (OSCAR).

PRESS RELEASE,Ogaden Somali Community of Alberta Residents (OSCAR).

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 9 February 2017 Ogaden Somali Community of Alberta Residents (OSCAR) Ahmed Abdulkadir Executive Director T: 780 705 0522 C: 780 […]

 
 

ONLF Congratulates President-elect of Somalia.

ONLF Congratulates President-elect of Somalia.

Dear H. E. Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, President-elect of Somalia Mr. President-Elect: Please accept my warm congratulations on your victory and my best wishes for your success […]

 
 

ONLF Delegation to Washington DC Discusses Situation in Ogaden

ONLF Delegation to Washington DC Discusses Situation in Ogaden

ONLF Delegation to Washington DC Discusses Situation in Ogaden February 8, 2017 in Ogaden ONLF Delegation to Washington DC Discusses State-Sponsored Human Rights Violations, Predatory […]

 
 

Untold Story Behind Ethiopian State of Emergency Declaration.

Untold Story Behind Ethiopian State of Emergency Declaration.

When is the Ethiopian Government Empowered to Declare a State of Emergency under the Constitution?!?! The Ethiopian government is empowered to declare a state of […]

 
 

Soccer-Cameroon lift Nations Cup

Soccer-Cameroon lift Nations Cup

Soccer-Cameroon lift Nations Cup after Aboubakar’s late stunner Mon Feb 6, 2017 Cameroon’s Benjamin Moukandjo celebrates with the trophy and teammates after winning the African […]

 
 

Ethiopian military and political backing for sale by a corrupt officer called “Gabre” (Part 1)

Ethiopian military and political backing for sale by a corrupt officer called “Gabre” (Part 1)

The most Ethiopian corrupt military officer who is called Haile Gabre known by Somalis as “General Gabre” becoming extremely wealthy from the huge sums of […]

 
 

African leaders agree on mass withdrawal from ICC.

African leaders agree on mass withdrawal from ICC.

African leaders have adopted a strategy for a collective withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC). Leaders made this non-binding decision on Tuesday as its […]

 
 

Ethiopia hails success in quashing wave of anti-government unrest

Ethiopia hails success in quashing wave of anti-government unrest

Addis Ababa vows to eliminate economic threats as violent protests rattle investors The government of Ethiopia has vowed to crush all threats to its economic […]

 
 

Outgoing UNASUR leader calls for joint strategy against Trump

Outgoing UNASUR leader calls for joint strategy against Trump

QUITO, Jan. 31 (Xinhua) — The outgoing Secretary-General of the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) Ernesto Samper on Tuesday called on the bloc to […]

 
 

Ethiopia: Death of a university student suspicious as family denied autopsy

Ethiopia: Death of a university student suspicious as family denied autopsy

The death of a student last week at the Adigrat University in Tigray has been called suspicious by family and friends as authorities deny autopsy […]

 
 

Warning of dire food shortages in Horn of Africa, UN agricultural agency calls for urgent action.

Warning of dire food shortages in Horn of Africa, UN agricultural agency calls for urgent action.

31 January 2017 – With only one-quarter of expected rainfall received in the Horn of Africa in the October-December period, the Food and Agriculture Organization […]

 
 

As new drought hits Ethiopia, UN urges support for Government’s ‘remarkable’ efforts

As new drought hits Ethiopia, UN urges support for Government’s ‘remarkable’ efforts

Commending the Ethiopian Government and humanitarian partners on the response to last year’s El Niño drought that left 10.2 million people needing food assistance, United […]

 
 

UN Call for funding for Ethiopia’s drought to avert loss of lives and livelihood

UN Call for funding for Ethiopia’s drought to avert loss of lives and livelihood

Addis Ababa, 29 January 2017 (Relief Web): United Nations Under-Secretary- General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator (USG/ERC), Mr. Stephen O’Brien has just concluded […]

 
 

Action demanded against Ethiopia killer troops.

Ethiopian soldiers ride on an army truck on the road to Afgooye settlement, about 30km (19 miles) south of Somalia's capital Mogadishu January 24, 2007. Ethiopian forces who helped Somalia's interim government rout rival Islamists in a war over the New Year began leaving the chaotic Horn of Africa nation's capital on Tuesday, Ethiopia said. REUTERS/Shabelle Media (SOMALIA) - RTR1LK08

ADDIS ABABA, (CAJ News) – THE African Union has been urged to holds its forces into account following the killing of 14 Somali civilians by […]

 
 

Never Again? Inside Ethiopia’s “retraining” programme for thousands of detained protesters

Never Again? Inside Ethiopia’s “retraining” programme for thousands of detained protesters

by Kalkidan Yibeltal | African Arguments Looking drained last month, thousands of Ethiopian detainees swore on their release from prison to “Never Again” protest against the government. […]

 
 

Ethiopia interferes in the 2017 Somali Election: A Call for Somali Action

Ethiopia interferes in the 2017 Somali Election: A Call for Somali Action

On the 10th anniversary of its attempted invasion and occupation of Somalia in 2006, Ethiopia has moved to directly and openly dictate who should be […]