Archive | February 20, 2017

Make Somalia Great Again gift, and ‘day of action’ for UK migrants

Make Somalia Great Again gift, and ‘day of action’ for UK migrants By BBC NewsStaff The newly-elected president of Somalia has received a unique present from the US ambassador, and migrant workers in the UK take a day off to participate in a nationwide campaign. Make Somalia, not America, Great Again US President Donald Trump’s […]

UK Trains Ethiopian Security Forces, as MPs Call for Action on Death-Row Dad

(Common Dreams) — The UK Government is training senior members of Ethiopia’s security sector, despite the illegal detention of a British father on the country’s death row. The news comes as 53 MPs and peers call on the Foreign Office to secure Andy Tsege’s return from unlawful detention. Somali Liyu Police launches cross-boarder attacks against […]

Ode to My Mother – by Feyera Sobokssa

FB:  Feyera Sobokssa The Power of Women:”Mala dubartii, humna bishaanii siif haa kennu!” When roughly translated, it is like saying, “May the Almighty Waaqaa/God/Allah/Buddha or whatever Creator you believe in give you the wisdom of a woman and the power of water! ” The three major lessons I have learned from a book – The […]

The migrant slave trade is booming in Libya. Why is the world ignoring it?

The migrant slave trade is booming in Libya. Why is the world ignoring it? By Ross Kemp I’ve seen the dangerous route to Europe through Libya, with thousands of people at the mercy of cruelty for profit. But our leaders prefer to keep them there (The Guardian) — It’s a mass grave that we don’t […]

TPLF’s war effort to suppress the Oromo voice

TPLF’s war effort to suppress the Oromo voice By Rundassa Asheetee Hundee The Tigre government of Ethiopia denial about the existence of the Oromo Liberation Front,  and it’s direct military involvement in helping the Somali’s to take over the Eastern and Southern parts of Oromia, and it’s empowering of the OPDO to freely echo the […]

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