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Ethiopia: No Justice in Somali Region Killings


Paramilitary Force Killed 21, Detained Dozens, in June 2016 (Nairobi) – Ethiopian authorities have failed to hold accountable a paramilitary force that killed at least 21 villagers in the Somali region of Ethiopia in June 2016. The government should promptly grant access to independent international monitors to investigate these killings and other More...

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By admin On Friday, January 27th, 2017

Famine in Ogaden deliberately underestimated by Ethiopia and UN Agencies

Famine in Ogaden deliberately underestimated by the Ethiopian government and UN agencies in Ogaden. The failure of two consecutive rains in Ogaden, has killed thousands of livestock and many vulnerable people in More...

By admin On Thursday, January 5th, 2017

Ethiopia: UAE markets express appetite for meat from modern abattoir

A modern slaughterhouse built in Jigjiga town, Ethiopian Somali regional state, has begun exporting meat to the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The abattoir is exporting of quality lamb and goat meat through Addis More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

Muna: Long distance love story

  Muna Abdi Hussein lives in Nairobi, Kenya.   “It’s so hard, me and him to be far away.” It’s a special day for Muna Abdi Hussein. Today is her first wedding anniversary, and she’s preparing a More...

By admin On Friday, November 11th, 2016

Ethiopian court jails 8 Somalis over failed attack in 2013

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — An Ethiopian court has sentenced eight Somali nationals to jail terms ranging from two to nine years after they were convicted for planning a failed attack in the capital Addis Ababa. The More...

Ethiopia's Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn attends the opening ceremony of the 26th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union (AU) at the AU headquarters in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa, January 30, 2016. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri
By admin On Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

Ethiopia names technocrats, new ministers in reform government

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn attends the opening ceremony of the 26th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union (AU) at the AU headquarters in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa, More...

By admin On Thursday, October 6th, 2016

Al Jazeera meets Kenya’s foreign minister Amina Mohamed

Amina Mohamed responds to questions on ethnic Somalis facing discrimination in Kenya, and the war against al-Shabab.   Amina Mohamed, born to an ethnic Somali family, has been Kenya’s foreign minister More...

By admin On Saturday, September 24th, 2016

Deputy Prime Minister Aster Mamo and Oromia region president Muktar Kedir Resigned

Muktar Kedir, Oromo People’s Democratic Organization (OPDO) chairman and president of Oromia regional state of Ethiopia resigned from party charimanship- reported Fana Broadcasting. Oromo People’s Democratic More...

By admin On Monday, September 5th, 2016

Hawkers turn Eastleigh into massive dumpsite

  Eastleigh road street  with garbage dumped at the center of the road on 3rd September 2016 PHOTO DAVID GICHURU Hawkers turn Eastleigh into massive dumpsite By Graham Kajilwa Updated Mon, September 5th 2016 More...

By admin On Thursday, September 1st, 2016

Human rights abuses in Ethiopia require congressional action

Last week, Secretary John Kerry met with the foreign ministers of East African nations in Kenya to discuss the fighting in South Sudan and the U.S.-backed African Union battle against al shabaab militant group in More...