Somalia rejects Somaliland port deal with Ethiopia and UAE company

The government of Somalia has rejected the agreement signed between Ethiopia, Somaliland and United Arab Emirates (UAE) logistics company DP World. In a statement declaring the agreement ‘null and void’, government said... Read more »

Somalia illegally surrendered citizen to Ethiopia – parliamentary report

Somalia’s parliament, the House of the People, says the government’s formal handover of a Somali national to neighbouring Ethiopia was illegal. The parliamentary body set up to probe the circumstances surrounding the... Read more »

Is Somalia Parliament’s Report Encouraging Armed Rebellion against Neighboring Ethiopia?

MOGADISHU, (Horn Observer) Somali parliament on Saturday approved report in which it supports the armed rebellion against neighboring Ethiopia in what many believe might have been commissioned by the UAE and Egypt.... Read more »

ONLF Rebel Leader Illegally Extradited to Ethiopia

The controversial extradition of a prominent ONLF rebel leader to Ethiopia was illegal, a report by a Somali parliamentary commission said Saturday. Abdikarim Sheikh Muse, a top member of Ogaden National Liberation... Read more »

Eritrea backing armed groups against Ethiopia and Djibouti – U.N. experts

A United Nations report says Eritrea’s continued support for some anti-government elements continue to heighten security in the Horn of Africa region. The activities of the said groups are intended at destabilizing... Read more »

Al Shabaab executes four men accused of spying for Somalia, Ethiopia

Somalia’s al Shabaab insurgents shot four men accused of spying on Monday in a public execution which underscored the insurgents’ control of swathes of the country’s southern region even as the government... Read more »

Thousands of Ethiopia troops enter Somalia to hunt al-Shabaab

Ethiopian Soldiers in Somalia File Photo AP Mogadishu – Thousands of Ethiopian troops have crossed into Somalia to join a large-scale offensive against al-Shabaab extremists just weeks after Somalia’s worst attack left... Read more »

Ethiopia troops entering Somalia a ‘routine movement’ – Anadolu Agency

Anadolu Agency Ethiopia troops entering Somalia a ‘routine movement’Anadolu AgencyEthiopia on Friday played down reports of “thousands” of its troops entering neighboring Somalia as a “routine troop movement”. Foreign Ministry spokesman Meles... Read more »

U.K. updates Ethiopia travel advice citing business visa processes

The United Kingdom has updated its Foreign travel advice in respect of Ethiopia. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) in its latest release of Thursday November 2, 2017 cited visa requirements as... Read more »

Ethiopia PM says Al-Shabaab behind Mogadishu blast, vows renewed combat

Ethiopian Prime Minsiter, Hailemariam Desalegn, says al-Qaeda linked Al-Shabaab were behind the Mogadishu bombing of October 14, 2017. Desalegn was speaking when Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo paid an official visit to... Read more »