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Ethiopia: 20,000 Flee Moyale Clashes

July 28, 2012, Ethnic clashes in southern Ethiopia are reported to have left at least 18 people dead and 12 others injured. More than 20,000 people have crossed into Kenya to escape the fighting, the Kenyan Red Cross says. A spokesman told the BBC that people were continuing to cross the border although Ethiopian government […]

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Ethiopia clamps down on Skype and other internet use on Tor

Ethiopia – Campaigners have warned of fresh efforts by the Ethiopian government to clamp down on certain types of internet use in the country. Reporters Without Borders says that the authorities have installed a system to block access to the Tor network – a “hidden” layer of the internet, used to allow anonymous online communications. […]

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Magaalada Jijiga oo Goob Colaadeed u Egg, Dabaal Dega Gimbood

Jijiga, May 27, 2012 [ras] – Iyada oo ay hal maalin inaga xigto dabaal dega maalinta Gimbood, ayey wararka ka imanaya magaalada Jijiga xarunta DDS, sheegayaan in labadii maalmood ee ugu dambeeyay magaalada laga qabtay dad badan. Gudaha iyo jidadka soo gala magaalada Jijiga, waxaa meel walba taagan ciidamo Boolis ah oo hubaysan oo baadhaya […]

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Jennifer Lopez Wants to Adopt twin Babies From Ethiopia

American Idol judge, Jennifer Lopez, already has four-year-old twins Max and Emme with estranged husband Marc Anthony, but after working with siblings who had been adopted from Ethiopia after their mother died on new movie What to Expect When You’re Expecting, Jennifer is considering the ‘selfless act’. She told the Daily Mirror newspaper: “It’s funny […]

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Plea From Somali Diaspora

TO Ban Ki Moon:United Nations Secretary General Boni Yayi, Chairman of the African Union Catherine Ashton,The European Union foreign policy chief Judge Sang-Hyun Song. President of International Criminal Court Sharif Sheikh Ahmed, President of the T.F.G. of Somalia Shedding light on the truth of the Somali civil war. You’re Excellencies, First, allow me to convey […]

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AU Peace, Security Council Reviews Situation in Africa

Addis Ababa, Apr 26, 2012 (ras) – Angola has called a ministerial meeting of the African Union Peace and Security Council on Tuesday in Addis Ababa, to discuss the latest developments in the continent. The AU Peace and Security Council member countries are thus to review the situation between Sudan and South Sudan, the coup […]

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Somalia: Ethiopian Forces in Baidoa Town Detain Two MPs

Baidoa, Apr 25, 2012 [ras] – The reliable news sources from the southern Somali town of Baidoa said on Wednesday that Ethiopian forces have arrested two Somali lawmakers after allegedly accused of opposing for making a regional state. Sheik Aden Mohammed Nur known as Aden Madobe and Mohammed Ibrahim Habsade, the two legislators were detained […]

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Abdirizak Dahir Budul: Big Transformation in the Somali Region of Ethiopia Since the Signing of the Peace Agreements With ONLF and UWSLF.

Since the signing the historic peace agreements with ONLF, UWSLF, we have seen a tremendous transformation in the Somali Region of Ethiopia. The are few things that are improving such as security, development in the Somali region

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The Historical Transformation in the Ogadenia/Somali Region of Ethiopia Deserves Pensive Endorsement Rather Than Irrational Opposition

Jijiga, Mar 29, 2012 [ras] –  For their part, the dictatorial rulers of the past Ethiopian governments unabashedly applied every possible mechanism but peaceful approach, to annihilate the uprising. Full article/Farah Kolley