Thursday, November 26, 2020
A high-level security cooperation meeting between Ethiopia and Somaliland has officially commenced in the capital Hargeisa on Tuesday. The security cooperation conference has kicked off at the interior ministry compound. The aim of the gathering is to boost the cooperation...
America’s Department of State recently suspended $130 million worth of aid to Ethiopia because of “a lack of progress” on negotiations pertaining to the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam on the River Nile. According to state department officials, the decision...
BY MULUGETA GUDETA The Horn of Africa is increasingly becoming a region with growing military strategic and economic assets. Great economic powers such as the United States, China, the Gulf States, and some European countries are vying for control, influence...
A former ally of Abiy Ahmed, Jawar (pictured) became a critic of the prime minister, accusing him of failing to protect Oromo interests Ethiopia has filed terrorism charges against leading opposition leader Jawar Mohammed and other activists, a move...
Eritrea’s President Isaias Afwerki (left), Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (right) and Somalia’s President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed. Relations in the Horn of Africa are complex and complicated. They are characterised by deeply ingrained rivalries between Eritrea, Ethiopia, and Somalia in a conflict-ridden...
FILE PHOTO: Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed attends a signing ceremony with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia December 7, 2019. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri Abiy has overseen sweeping democratic reforms since taking power in Africa’s second...
Capitalizing on the Nile impasse, reversing Abiy Ahmed’s ‘One Somalia’ policy, and into the orbit of Taiwan and the U.S. In 2020, Somaliland’s internationally and regionally isolated status has dramatically changed with the establishment of new diplomatic engagements. These new...
BY ADDISALEM MULAT Today’s exclusive column guest goes by the name of Deputy Amb. Barkhad Mohamoud Kaariye, Somaliland Permanent Diplomatic Mission in Ethiopia. He is a Ph.D. Candidate in Governance, Development, and Peace at the United Nations University for Peace...
Members of the Oromo community in the United States march in protest after the killing of musician and revolutionary Hachalu Hundessa in June 2020. (Photo by Brandon Bell/Getty Images) The political crisis in Ethiopia is not showing sings of abating. Ongoing...
By Goth Mohamed Goth The President of the Republic of Somaliland, HE Muse Bihi Abdi, today received in his office the newly appointed Ambassador of the Federal Government of Ethiopia to the Republic of Somaliland, H.E Amb Mohamed Mohamed Jibril. The...