Archive | January 17, 2017

Abdi Illey’s recent attacks on Oromian territories with TPLF Generals

Abdi Illey’s recent attacks on Oromian territories appear to be part of his “give-and-take” deal with the TPLF Generals VIA GIRMA GUTEMA There has been frequent, but in fact subsequent, attacks launched by what is called the Liyu Police Force of the Somali Regional State on different districts of Oromia along the South, South east and […]

New drought risks in Ethiopia put recovery at risk – Humanitarian News

New drought risks in Ethiopia put recovery at risk – Humanitarian News FAO targets pastoralists in southern regions facing failed rains on heels of a calamitous El Niño Full report can be found at UN OCHA (ReliefWeb) — 17 January 2016, Rome-New drought across swathes of southern Ethiopia may jeopardize the East African nation’s restoration of […]

Somali Liyu Police launches cross-boarder attacks against the Oromo

The Somali Liyu police, which is equivalent to Janjawit militia backed by Sudanese government against the Darfur, have launched cross-boarder attacks against the Oromo Via Nagessa Oddo Dube The Ethiopian Somali Region special force, commonly known as Liyu police, was established in 2008 in accordance to police proclamation that emanate from the national constitution of the […]

New drought strikes millions in Ethiopia, still reeling from El Nino

New drought strikes millions in Ethiopia, still reeling from El Nino Ethiopia’s latest rain failure has mainly hit southern livestock-herding communities By Katy Migiro NAIROBI, Jan 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Millions of Ethiopians face a hunger crisis for a second consecutive year after drought hit sub-Saharan Africa’s second most populous nation, the United Nations […]

Drought may add famine to Somalia’s humanitarian woes

Drought may add famine to Somalia’s humanitarian woes Mogadishu (AFP) – A serious drought has left parts of Somalia at risk of famine and 320,000 children are already severely malnourished and in need of care, the UN humanitarian agency said Tuesday. “The level of humanitarian suffering in this country triggered by projected conflict, seasonal shocks […]

Letter from Qilinto Prison: “I Will Not Falter” – Journalist Darsema Sori

Letter from Qilinto Prison: “I Will Not Falter” – Journalist Darsema Sori Dear editors, (Addis Standard) — First my greetings to all the people of Ethiopia, who made me who I am today so that I can serve them back in my profession as a journalist; the ones who are still suffering under this repressive […]

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