Archive | January 26, 2017

Election

Ethiopia interferes in the 2017 Somali Election: A Call for Somali Action

(Horseed Media) –On the 10th anniversary of its attempted invasion and occupation of Somalia in 2006, Ethiopia has moved to directly and openly dictate who should be elected the next President of Somalia. The Centre for Dialogue, Research, and Cooperation (CDRC), an Ethiopia-based organisation, published what it called an analysis of the political and security […]

Ethiopia Made a Mistake to Build Dam Without Permission From Egypt

Ethiopia Made a Mistake to Build Dam Without Permission From Egypt: Irrigation Ministry Official 25, January 2017 (Nyamilepedia) — A South Sudanese official has blamed Ethiopia for recent crisis that has brought suspicion between countries sharing the Nile waters. This comes just weeks after reports on media that Ethiopian rebels have opened a base inside […]

Famine in Ogaden deliberately underestimated by Ethiopia and UN Agencies

ONLF Urgent Appeal: Famine in Ogaden Famine in Ogaden deliberately underestimated by the Ethiopian government and UN agencies in Ogaden The failure of two consecutive rains in Ogaden, has killed thousands of livestock and many vulnerable people in Ogaden. Most regions in Ogaden have extreme water shortages, no pasture for livestock and food supplies have […]

Trump to sign executive order to dramatically reduce funding of UN

Donald Trump to sign executive order to dramatically reduce funding of United Nations The upcoming order would dramatically reduce the US’ role in the UN and other international organisations (The Independent) — Donald Trump is preparing executive orders that would dramatically reduce US funding of the United Nations, as well as other international organisations that do […]

Still Feels Horror and Terrific to be black and African after all …

The Horror of being black and African! By Nimi Princewill, E-mail from Nigeria To the wider world, being ‘black’ first identifies you as human, but further categorizes you as a “special grade” of human, fortified with great physical gallantry, but a reduced level of brain power. Well, as a black man and an African, I do […]

Management

The State Department’s entire senior management team just resigned

The State Department’s entire senior management team just resigned By Josh Rogin Rex Tillerson, President-elect Trump’s nominee for secretary of state, had a rocky first day facing members of the Senate during his confirmation hearing on Jan. 11 at the Capitol. (Video: Peter Stevenson/Photo: Melina Mara/The Washington Post/The Washington Post) (kichuu.com) — Secretary of State […]

Never Again? Inside Ethiopia’s “retraining” programme for thousands

Never Again? Inside Ethiopia’s “retraining” programme for thousands of detained protesters Detainees rounded up in the state of emergency were treated to a six-part course that included units in “Constitutional Democracy”, “Colour Revolutions” and “Ethiopian Renaissance”. By Kalkidan Yibeltal (kichuu.com) – Looking drained last month, thousands of Ethiopian detainees swore on their release from prison […]

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