Somalia arrests, deports ex-head of Ethiopia torture home, Jail Ogaden

Authorities in Somalia over the weekend arrested and deported a former commander of Ethiopia’s notorious Jail Ogaden, located in the eastern Somali regional state. Reports said Hassan Ismail Ibrahim known by the... Read more »

Somalia arrests, deports ex-head of Ethiopia torture home, Jail Ogaden

Authorities in Somalia over the weekend arrested and deported a former commander of Ethiopia’s notorious Jail Ogaden, located in the eastern Somali regional state. Reports said Hassan Ismail Ibrahim known by the... Read more »

Abiy holds talks with President of Somaliland Administration

Addis Ababa, February 20, 2019 (FBC) – Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmedreceived at his office today the President of the SomalilandAdministration Muse Bihi Abdi and his delegation. The two parties discussed and... Read more »

Somali, Eritrean leaders in Ethiopia to cement regional ties

Gondar AFP – The presidents of Somalia and Eritrea met with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Friday to cement regional economic ties as relations warm between the once-rival nations. Somalia’s President... Read more »

Somalia, Ethiopia to jointly invest in four seaports on the Red Sea

MOGADISHU (Reuters) – Somalia and Ethiopia announced they were jointly investing in four seaports to attract foreign investment to their two countries, the latest move in a tussle for access to ports... Read more »

Armed groups in Somalia |

Al-Shabab, meaning the The Youth, is an armed group in Somalia. It launched operations in 2006 as a splinter group of the Islamic Courts Union, which has ceased to exist. When Ethiopia... Read more »

At least 32 dead in Ethiopia landslides

ADDIS ABABA – Landslides caused by heavy rain killed at least 32 people in southern Ethiopia at the weekend, the government said on Monday. Nine people died in the Gamo Gofa... Read more »

Roundup: U.S. official pledges closer economic, security ties with Ethiopia – Xinhua

ADDIS ABABA, April 27 (Xinhua) — U.S. Acting Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Donald Yamamoto wrapped up his three East African nations tour on Friday here with a pledge to... Read more »

Horn of Africa Drought Response Issue No. 09 (February 2018) – Ethiopia

With below average rains experienced across the region, some locations in the Horn of Africa are expected to continue to drive humanitarian needs for the next six months. A weak La Niña... Read more »

Horn of Africa Region: Humanitarian Snapshot (January – February 2018) – Ethiopia

Overview Climatic shocks, conflict, insecurity and political instability continue to drive humanitarian need in the Horn of Africa. While food insecurity increased by nearly 24 per cent in 2017, it decreased in... Read more »