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News Ethiopia Somali: "Where it begins": Young hungry locusts bulk up in Somalia

Published on: Saturday 08 February 2020
"Where it begins": Young hungry locusts bulk up in Somalia
News source: https://abcnews.go.com/Health/wireStory/begins-young-hungry-locusts-bulk-somalia-68858596

Then they are expected to set off for neighboring Kenya and Ethiopia, where a handful of planes spraying pesticide can only do so much if such swarms keep arriving. Climate experts have pointed to ...

News Ethiopia Somali: UNICEF Ethiopia Humanitarian Situation Report No. 12 – Reporting Period: January to December 2019

Published on: Monday 10 February 2020
UNICEF Ethiopia Humanitarian Situation Report No. 12 – Reporting Period: January to December 2019
News source: https://reliefweb.int/report/ethiopia/unicef-ethiopia-humanitarian-situation-report-no-12-reporting-period-january

In the Somali Region, unseasonal and extended heavy rainfall resulted in floods that severely damaged infrastructure and disrupted people’s livelihoods. Ethiopia remains vulnerable to outbreaks of ...

News Ethiopia Somali: Somalia: Kenya's foreign policy failure

Published on: Wednesday 29 January 2020
Somalia: Kenya's foreign policy failure
News source: https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/somalia-kenya-foreign-policy-failure-200129114504611.html

While Ethiopia allied itself with the erstwhile USSR and Cuba, Somalia aligned with the United States and Tanzania became the intellectual hotbed for the Third World left, Kenya maintained poised ...

News Ethiopia Somali: Turning weeds into energy in Ethiopia

Published on: Thursday 12 December 2019
Turning weeds into energy in Ethiopia
News source: https://reliefweb.int/report/ethiopia/turning-weeds-energy-ethiopia

“This charcoal is better than the firewood I was using before. It is cheaper and more efficient,” says Asha, 42, who has been running her own restaurant in Bur Amino camp for Somali refugees in ...

News Ethiopia Somali: The “Collateral Damage” of the U.S.’s Unofficial War in Somalia

Published on: Sunday 15 December 2019
The “Collateral Damage” of the U.S.’s Unofficial War in Somalia
News source: http://inthesetimes.com/features/us-air-strikes-somalia-al-shabab-ISIS-pentagon-civilian-casualties.html

So the U.S. decided on a more tangential tactic for Somalia and supported its regional partner, Ethiopia, in an invasion in December 2006. It is unclear if Ethiopia, a majority Christian nation that ...

News Ethiopia Somali: East Africa: Is Al-Shabab Looking to Ethiopia?

Published on: Wednesday 16 October 2019
East Africa: Is Al-Shabab Looking to Ethiopia?
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201910170008.html

Al-Shabab has mostly struck Kenya when attacking outside of Somalia's borders. But after recent arrests of alleged al-Shabab fighters in Ethiopia, is the Islamist group turning to Ethiopia as a new target?

News Ethiopia Somali: Displaced women in eastern Ethiopia stand up to pressure, stigma over family planning

Published on: Friday 02 August 2019
Displaced women in eastern Ethiopia stand up to pressure, stigma over family planning
News source: https://www.unfpa.org/news/displaced-women-eastern-ethiopia-stand-pressure-stigma-over-family-planning

UNITED NATIONS, New York/SOMALI REGION, Ethiopia – Trik Dulene knows all about bullying and coercion when it comes to a woman’s reproductive choices.  Although she and her husband agreed to use family planning after their two daughters were born, her in-laws demanded she give them more grandchildren. The pressure eventually broke apart her marriage: When her daughters were 12 and 15, her husband left them. 

News Ethiopia Somali: All eyes on Jubaland State elections in Somalia

Published on: Friday 09 August 2019
All eyes on Jubaland State elections in Somalia
News source: https://the-star.co.ke/siasa/2019-08-10-all-eyes-on-jubaland-state-elections-in-somalia/

A silent war is being waged between the Somalia Federal government, Jubaland state, Qatar, UAE, Ethiopia and Kenya over who will be the next president. During Somalia’s last 28 years of ...

News Ethiopia Somali: Ethiopia arrests over prison escape plot for ex-Somali region prez

Published on: Tuesday 06 August 2019
Ethiopia arrests over prison escape plot for ex-Somali region prez
News source: https://www.africanews.com/2019/08/07/ethiopia-arrests-over-prison-escape-plot-for-ex-somali-region-prez/

Police in Ethiopia have made arrests over a plot for an ex-regional president to escape prison detention, the local Reporter Ethiopia have disclosed. Abdi Mohamoud Omar known as Abdi Illey is ...

News Ethiopia Somali: Somalia: Political Temperatures Rise in Kismayo As Madobe Refuses to Meet Ethiopian

Published on: Monday 29 July 2019
Somalia: Political Temperatures Rise in Kismayo As Madobe Refuses to Meet Ethiopian
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201907290684.html

Jubaland President Ahmed Mohamed Islam, Ahmed Madoobe's has reportedly refused to meet with an Ethiopian delegation that reached Kismayo to try to mediate between his Jubaland administration and the Federal Government of Somalia over fears that Madoobe has kidnapped the Jubaland election process in his favour, reliable sources confirmed to Dalsan on Monday.

News Ethiopia Somali: Freedom House Report Places Somaliland Ahead of Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan, Egypt in Freedom

Published on: Sunday 21 July 2019
Freedom House Report Places Somaliland Ahead of Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan, Egypt in Freedom
News source: https://menafn.com/1098784824/Freedom-House-Report-Places-Somaliland-Ahead-of-Ethiopia-Somalia-Sudan-Egypt-in-Freedom

(MENAFN - SomTribune) US-based independent watchdog Freedom House has asserted it's latest report that the Republic of Somaliland enjoys more freedom than other Horn of Africa's countries like ...

News Ethiopia Somali: Ethiopia: Should Ethiopia Recognize Somaliland?

Published on: Tuesday 23 July 2019
Ethiopia: Should Ethiopia Recognize Somaliland?
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201907230556.html

Opinion - The beginning of this month saw the Transitional Federal "Government" of Somalia, residing in a highly fortified Villa Somalia, cut non-existent diplomatic ties with Guinea Conakry because the latter accorded what looks like official reception to the Somaliland delegation led by its President. The diplomatic row may be inconsequential, but it illustrates how successive governments of Somalia hold African states and the wider international community hostage to their failed irredentist project of Greater Som

News Ethiopia Somali: Shouldn't Ethiopia Recognize Somaliland?

Published on: Monday 22 July 2019
Shouldn't Ethiopia Recognize Somaliland?
News source: https://menafn.com/1098788788/Shouldnt-Ethiopia-Recognize-Somaliland

Ethiopia's official position that the territorial integrity of the Somali Republic (1960 – 1991) should not be violated is indirectly predicated on violation of its own territorial integrity. ...

News Ethiopia Somali: UN warns of humanitarian crisis in drought-stricken Somalia

Published on: Saturday 18 May 2019
UN warns of humanitarian crisis in drought-stricken Somalia
News source: https://www.africanews.com/2019/05/18/un-warns-of-humanitarian-crisis-in-drought-stricken-somalia/

The US-funded network warned more than 42 million people in Ethiopia, South Sudan, Somalia, Sudan, Kenya, Uganda and nearby Yemen were currently facing crisis levels of food insecurity. ...

News Ethiopia Somali: United States Jumps into Somalia Oil Fray, too

Published on: Saturday 11 May 2019
News source: https://menafn.com/1098509597/United-States-Jumps-into-Somalia-Oil-Fray-too

In opposition to this line up, the US, Ethiopia and the Somali Federal Government did not want a Robow win. They considered the options of convincing him to step down as a candidate, or arresting ...

News Ethiopia Somali: How to End the Civil War in Somalia: Negotiate with al-Shabaab

Published on: Sunday 12 May 2019
News source: https://warontherocks.com/2019/05/how-to-end-the-civil-war-in-somalia-negotiate-with-al-shabaab/

The transnational nature of al-Shabaab’s threat will require African Union and regional participation in final negotiations to assure that a negotiated settlement provides security to Kenya, Uganda, ...

News Ethiopia Somali: Ethiopia: Somali Region Unilaterally Withdraws From 2014 Agreement Transfering Three Kebeles to Afar Region, Beefs Up Security

Published on: Monday 06 May 2019
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201905060697.html

In an extraordinary meeting it held on May 03 in Jigjiga city, the cabinet of Somali Regional State unilaterally withdrew from a 2014 agreement transfering three twons to Afar regional state and ...

News Ethiopia Somali: Ethiopia's Somali, Afar regions spar over 2014 agreement

Published on: Sunday 05 May 2019
News source: https://www.africanews.com/2019/05/05/ethiopia-s-somali-afar-regions-spar-over-2014-agreement/

Even as federal forces were late last week deployed to contain ethnic violence in northern Ethiopia, there are reports of heated exchanges brewing between two regions in the country’s east. The Afar ...