Ethiopian military mistakenly kills 9 civilians

Story highlights Ethiopian soldiers accidentally killed 9 civilians. The country remains in a state of emergency due to unrest. The civilians were mistakenly identified as members of the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF),... Read more »

Is the Ethiopian military on execution-style killing spree under the cover of martial law?

(OPride) — Ethiopia’s federal security forces have killed more than a dozen civilians and wounded over 50 others since authorities imposed a sweeping nationwide state of emergency on February 16, 2018. On... Read more »

The man who buried Somaliland’s dead | Somalia News

It was June 2, 1988, and Hargeisa was under attack. The rat-a-tat-tat of nearby artillery rose above the city and filled Ibrahim Abdullahi’s ears, but the battle was in the north and... Read more »

Ethiopia extends emergency as old antagonisms fester

The Ethiopian government has extended a nationwide state of emergency for four months, hailing it as successful in restoring stability after almost a year of popular protests and crackdowns that cost hundreds... Read more »

State increases time frame of benefits for Ethiopian immigrant soldiers

The Immigration and Absorption Ministry announced Sunday that it has expanded the time frame of eligibility for benefits for Ethiopian olim serving in the IDF. While previously, they could receive benefits if... Read more »

In Ethiopia, when the shooting got closer – The Times of Israel

BAHIR DAR, Ethiopia: What does it feel like at ground zero of a popular uprising? For the past two decades, Ethiopia has been considered one of Africa’s success stories. Its rate of... Read more »

Lariam: The 'health tragedy' and the soldiers who pay

Glasgow, Scotland – At 38 years old, the former British Royal Navy engineer has lived much of his adult life in mental torment. Dispatched to Sierra Leone in 2000 as part of Operation Palliser... 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 of Halgan, where... 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 of Halgan, where... Read more »

State terrorism in Ethiopia’s Ogaden region

By Graham Peebles Ethiopia is being hailed as a shining example of African economic growth. Principal donors and devotees of the International Monetary Fund/World Bank development model (an imposed ideological vision which... Read more »