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 (...)
Friday 2 November 2012 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
November 1, 2012 (ADDIS ABABA) - The African Union (AU) on Tuesday urged the United Nations Security Council to review an arms embargo imposed two-decades ago on war-torn Somalia.
The Commission of the African (...)
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 (...)
Sunday 26 August 2012 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
August 25, 2012 (ADDIS ABABA) - US president, Barack Obama, has spoken with Ethiopia’s acting prime minister, Hailemariam Desalegn, who has become nation’s new leader following the death of his predecessor on 21 (...)
Sunday 4 March 2012 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
March 2, 2012 (ADDIS ABABA) – The Somali government and African Union peacekeeping forces (AMISOM) on Friday launched an attack against al-Shabaab insurgents, capturing Maslah, a town just 5km from Mogadshu. (...)
Friday 4 January 2013 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
January 3, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) - Ethiopia’s security forces have arrested 15 individuals alleged to be members of a terrorist cell affiliated with Al Qaeda’s network in the East African region, the country’s (...)
Friday 3 May 2013 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
May 2, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) – A new report released on Thursday revealed that 258,000 people died in Somalia during a severe famine that hit the East African nation between 2010 and 2012. A Somalian child eats gruel (...)
Wednesday 27 March 2013 March 26, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) - Ethiopian security forces have thwarted an alleged kidnapping plot by members of Somalia Islamist extremist group, against foreign United Nations aid workers based in Ethiopia’s Somali region.
Tuesday 8 November 2011 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
November 7, 2011 (ADDIS ABABA) – The diplomatic row between Kenya and Eritrea escalated after Nairobi last week accused Asmara of supplying to Somalia militants with arms and warned to take extreme options in (...)
Sunday 8 January 2012 January 7, 2012 (ADDIS ABABA) - Ethiopian forces will pullout from Somalia, as the African Union extends its peacekeeping mandate for its troops in the war torn nation, the pan African body has said.
Ethiopia recently reentered (...)
Alex de Waal: the rebirth of a principled activist?2013-06-20 03:33:50 By Monim El-Jak
June 19, 2013 - Whenever Alex de Waal publishes analysis or reflections, Sudanese intellectuals and activists, and the concerned international institutions and individuals, give (...)
On Abyei enough is enough2013-06-18 05:01:47 By Deng Vanang
June 17, 2013 - No one whether locally or internationally can still argue there is more hope to resolve Abyei stalemate peacefully. It has been everybody’s wish that dialogue could (...)