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Ethiopian Prime Minister Resigns: State Media

0 Visits: 145 | Thursday February 15, 2018 - 20:11:13
ADDIS ABABA — Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has submitted a letter of resignation, the state-affiliated Fana Broadcasting Corporate station reported on Thursday.

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Somalia Given Greenlight to Respond in Border Case Against Kenya

0 Visits: 277 | Tuesday February 13, 2018 - 09:28:15
HAGUE — The International Court of Justice has allowed Somalia to file a response to a case in which it has sued Kenya over a maritime border.

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International Community Welcomes Latest Decisions by Somalia's National Security Council

0 Visits: 222 | Tuesday February 13, 2018 - 09:00:09
MOGADISHU (Somaliupdate Online) — The United Nations, African Union, European Union, Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Ethiopia, Italy, Sweden, the United Kingdom and United States welcomed the decisions taken at the meeting of Somalia's National Security Council (NSC) from 6-10…

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Somalia: How President Farmajo Justified "Illegal" Extradition of Qalbi Dhagax to Ethiopia

0 Visits: 699 | Sunday February 11, 2018 - 11:24:29
MOGADISHU — President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo has for the first time in months spoken out about the extradition of the senior Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) official, Abdikarin Sheikh Muse Qalbi-dhagax, who was extradited to Ethiopia.

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South Sudan: Warring Parties Break Promises on Child Soldiers

0 Visits: 180 | Wednesday February 07, 2018 - 20:16:50
NAIROBI – South Sudanese armed forces and armed opposition groups continue to recruit child soldiers and force them into the conflict, despite numerous commitments to stop, Human Rights Watch said today.

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Somalia's Ministry Organizing Conference for Djiboutian, Somali Telecom Operators

0 Visits: 320 | Wednesday February 07, 2018 - 09:04:14
MOGADISHU (Somaliupdate Online) — Somalia's minister for post, telecom and technology Abdi Anshur Hassan after meeting with his counterpart in Djibouti said his Ministry is organizing in Mogadishu a conference for the telecom operators of Somalia, Djibouti Telecom/Government in late March to discuss…

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Somali President's National Security Adviser Secretly Meets UAE Ambassador

0 Visits: 355 | Wednesday February 07, 2018 - 08:49:39
MOGADISHU — The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ambassador to Somalia Mohammed Ahmed Othman Al Hammadi has met with Abdi Said Ali, the new Somali National Security Adviser, according to UAE news agency.

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Somalia: UAE Ambassador Meets New Mayor of Mogadishu

0 Visits: 310 | Wednesday February 07, 2018 - 08:44:22
MOGADISHU (Somaliupdate Online) — Mohammed Ahmed Othman Al Hammadi, United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ambassador to Somalia, Thursday met with Abdirahman Omar Osman, the new Mayor of Mogadishu.

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UN: One Million Displaced in Ethiopia Ethnic Fighting

0 Visits: 283 | Tuesday February 06, 2018 - 08:19:14
ADDIS ABABA — Clashes between two of Ethiopia's largest ethnic groups have forced around one million people to leave their homes, according to a UN report seen by AFP.

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Turkey's Foray into Somalia is a Huge Success, But There are Risks

0 Visits: 251 | Monday February 05, 2018 - 21:32:22
Turkey's engagement with Somalia is striking for its brevity and ostensible success. Turkey has been involved in Somalia since just 2011, yet Ankara can point to a string of reported accomplishments and an arguably outsized presence in an often violent country regularly described as a failed state.

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