Ethiopia, others ready to ‘shed our blood’ for a stable region – PM

Ethiopian Prime Minister, Hailemariam Dessalegn, has said his country and others in the Horn of Africa region were ready to do all it takes to achieve a secure and... Read more »

Ethiopian withdrawal poses questions for future of Somalia

Ethiopian troops previously assisting the internationally funded African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) were suddenly withdrawn to Ethiopia a few days after the Ethiopian government declared a six-month emergency... Read more »

Blue skies over Somalia

The stage seemed set for a ceremonial rubber-stamping of the status quo. Some of the new parliamentarians, many of who came through a corrupt process supported by domestic and... Read more »

Ethiopian troop withdrawal from Somalia exposes peacekeeping …

Since October, Ethiopia has been withdrawing troops from Somalia. The redeployment highlights problems with the international community’s funding of military operations in Africa. The Ethiopian troops had been assisting... Read more »

Somalia raid: Al-Shabab says 43 Ethiopian troops killed

Somali rebel group al-Shabab says it has killed 43 soldiers in an attack on a base of Ethiopian troops serving with the African Union’s AMISOM force Somalia. The town... Read more »

Somalia raid: Al-Shabab says 43 Ethiopian troops killed

Somali rebel group al-Shabab says it has killed 43 soldiers in an attack on a base of Ethiopian troops serving with the African Union’s AMISOM force Somalia. The town... Read more »

Al-Shabab and Ethiopian forces make conflicting claims

Somali armed group al-Shabab and African Union’s AMISOM force have each claimed to have killed large numbers of the other side’s combatants in a gun battle in central Somalia. The... Read more »