Thursday 14 February 2013 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
February 14, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) – An Ethiopian military source has told Sudan Tribune that the country has built the first unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) or drone which could be used for multiple purposes. A US (...)
Monday 27 January 2014 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
January 26, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – Al-Qaida allied Somalia’s insurgent group, Al-Shabaab on Saturday vowed to carryout a new wave of attacks against foreign peacekeeping forces.
The warning comes after Ethiopian (...)
Tuesday 30 July 2013 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
July 29, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) – In fresh allegations made by Ethiopia on Monday, the East African nation said that efforts to maintain peace and stability in Somalia is taking longer due to Eritrea’s continued support (...)
Friday 1 November 2013 October 31, 2013 (NAIROBI) - The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) on Thursday said it had resumed operations against the Somali militant group, Al- Shabaab.
AMISOM said the operation led by the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) (...)
Monday 23 September 2013 September 22, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) – An official from Ethiopia’s biggest opposition group, Medrek, said on Saturday that Ethiopia could face a similar attack to this weekend’s assault on a shopping mall in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi that (...)
Sunday 17 March 2013 March 16, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) – Ethiopian security forces have arrested four members of the Al-Qaeda allied Somalian Islamist extremist group, al-Shabaab.
According to the National Security and Intelligence Agency, the militants were (...)
Saturday 14 September 2013 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
September 13, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) - The Ethiopian government on Friday condemned an attack carried out by the militant group Al-Shabaab on the leader of Somalia’s Jubaland.
An explosive-laden car on Thursday hit (...)
Saturday 9 November 2013 October 08, 2013 (KAMPALA) - Uganda says it is still waiting for the United Nations to compensate for three Russian made Mi 21 attack helicopters that crashed along the slopes of Mt Kenya en route to war torn Somalia in September (...)
Saturday 2 November 2013 November 1, 2013 (KAMPALA) - The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) has said it on Thursday evening attacked and destroyed an Al-Shabaab training base in Somalia.
‘‘KDF forces within AMISON conducted a major aerial offensive on Al-Shaab (...)
Sunday 17 October 2010 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
October 16, 2010 (ADDIS ABABA) — The Western Somali Democratic Party (WSDP) called on the country’s rebels to stop insurgency and join the peaceful political process of the country.
The group, from the ethnic Somali (...)
UNMISS head of mission must heed calls to step down2014-03-08 11:44:51 By Rose Sakala
March 7, 2014 - The calls by the South Sudanese for the Head of the UN Mission ( UNMISS) to step down ought to be taken seriously for it is their prerogative to determine who is (...)
Khartoum: really out of the terrorism business?2014-03-08 11:33:53 By Eric Reeves
March 7, 2014 - Given the U.S. intelligence community's eager relationship with Khartoum, it would be convenient if the National Islamic Front/National Congress Party regime were (...)
The power struggle dividing the country2014-03-07 09:47:48 By Nikolai Hegertun
March 7, 2014 - The root cause of the conflict in South Sudan was the bitter power-struggle within the leadership of SPLM. The party that got 170 out of 180 seats in the (...)