Ali Abdullah Saleh

Yemen’s ousted president say he seeks exile in Ethiopia : Aides

SANAA, Yemen – Aides to Ali Abdullah Saleh said Monday that the ousted Yemeni president plans to go into exile in Ethiopia, as pressures mounted on him to depart the country for... Read more »

PetroTrans May Face Attack in Ethiopia Oil Search, Group Says

Petrotrans Co., a Chinese oil exploration company, may face attack in Ethiopia’s restive Ogaden region if it begins operations in the area, a U.S.-based advocacy group said. “We urge all foreign oil... Read more »
Eritrean ambassador to Kenya Beyene Russom at his office in Nairobi during an interview.

Eritrea : We are not the “Bad boy”

Three events in quick succession have forced Eritrea to go on the defensive with its envoy in Nairobi declaring , “we have never been the bad boy”. Despite the firm declaration of... Read more »

The bad boy of the Horn of Africa: How Eritrea’s strongman uses Kenya as a terror finance hub

In early July, as Kenya’s President Mwai Kibaki headed to Addis Ababa to chair a meeting of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (Igad), a six-country partnership formed to address issues of drought,... Read more »

Uganda Bombings ‘Only the Beginning’ :Al-Shabab Leader

(CNN) — Al-Shabaab, the Somali militant group allied to al Qaeda which claimed responsibility for Sunday’s deadly bombings in Uganda, has promised to “unleash a new tide of terror.” “This is only... Read more »

6 Ethiopians and 4 Eritreans Confirmed Dead from Uganda Bomb Attack

The death toll following Sunday night’s bomb explosions that ripped through a city restaurant and sports club climbed to 74 yesterday, as reports trickled in that the Somali Islamist militia group, al... Read more »

Third Bomb Vest Found ; Suspects Arrested for Uganda Bomb Attack (VIDEO)

Four foreign suspects were arrested in connection with the find. KAMPALA (Reuters) – Ugandan police have found an unexploded suicide vest and made a number of arrests after coordinated bomb blasts ripped... Read more »

Somali Terrorist Group Claimed the Responsiblity for Uganda Bomb Attacks

Al-Qaida’s affiliate in Somalia, al-Shabab, has taken responsibility for two separate bombings late Sunday in the Ugandan capital, Kampala.  The death toll has risen to more than 70 and dozens more remain... Read more »