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Sudan, Ethiopia hold talks on military cooperation.

September 18, 2017 - Military talks between Sudan and Ethiopia aims to enhance joint cooperation to face security challenges in the region, said the Sudanese army chief of staff before to engage meeting with his Ethiopian counterpart on Monday. Several years after the unsuccessful attempt to reconcile Addis Ababa and Asmara ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

News24.com | US calls for probe into Ethiopia ethnic clashes.

The United States has urged Ethiopia to investigate deadly clashes between two of the country's major ethnic groups that have caused tens of thousands to flee.

- News24.com - ZA

Boom for Kenyan miraa traders as shortage hits Somaliland.

Conflicts in Ethiopia's Oromia and Somali regions causes shortage.

- Daily Nation - KE

Kenya Under-20 arrive from Ethiopia.

The junior Harambee Starlets came from a goal down to draw 2-2 with Ethiopia.

- Daily Nation - KE

Ethiopia: Exercise Restraint at Upcoming Festival.

Expand Armed security forces watch during the Irreecha cultural festival in Bishoftu, Ethiopia on October 2, 2016.  © 2016 Minasse Wondimu Hailu/Getty Images – Ethiopian government and security officials should act with restraint and take concrete steps to prevent injuries and deaths at this year's Irreecha festival on ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

The Conflict in Eastern Ethiopia, Explained.

The latest conflict in Ethiopia killed at least dozens of people and displaced thousands. The cause of the violence again was scarce water and land resources.

- Global Voices - US

Ethiopia: 55,000 People Displaced Amid Ethnic Clashes.

More than 55,000 ethnic Oromos have been displaced from Ethiopia's Somali region after a week of clashes with Somalis in which dozens were killed, the regional government of Ethiopia's restive Oromia region said on Sunday.   The statement from the Oromia government follows claims by Somali regional officials earlier this ...

- Voice of America - US

BBC launches services for Ethiopia and Eritrea.

The BBC World Service launches websites in three new languages as part of its biggest expansion since the 1940s.

- BBC - UK

Deadly ethnic clashes displace over 55,000 in restive region in Ethiopia.

More than 55,000 ethnic Oromos have been displaced from Ethiopia's Somali region after a week of clashes with Somalis in which dozens were killed, the ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Al Shabab Kills Four, Injures Three in Central Somalia.

At least four soldiers were killed and three others injured early Sunday when al-Shabab militants attacked an army checkpoint in central Somalia, according to a police official. Hiiran Police Commander Col. Issak Ali Abdulle said the attack occurred in Kalabayr, a strategic road junction some 25 kilometers away from ...

- Albawaba - UK

Ethiopia: 55,000 people displaced amid ethnic clashes.

The provincial government of Ethiopia's restive Oromia region says 55,000 ethnic Oromos have been displaced by ethnic Somalis in the neighboring Somali region after a week of unrest in which dozens were killed.

- FOX News - US

News24.com | Ethiopia sending troops to region of deadly ethnic clashes

Ethiopia's government says it is sending troops to a region where deadly clashes have broken out between Oromo and Somali ethnic groups.

- News24.com - ZA

The world loves Ethiopian pop star Teddy Afro. His own government doesn't.

His latest album hit No. 1 on Billboard's world music chart, so why are Ethiopia's rulers angry with him?

- Washington Post - US

S. Sudan: JMEC calls for a united front in seeking peace

September 16, 2017 - The Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission , the body overseeing the implementation of South Sudan's 2015 peace accord has reiterated its call for a unified regional, continental and global approach towards the full implementation of the deal signed in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Speaking during a visit ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

What is behind clashes in Ethiopia's Oromia and Somali regions?

Fighting has broke out between Ethiopia's Oromo and Somali communities. The BBC looks at why.

- BBC - UK

Sudanese army denies SPLM-N Agar claims over ceasefire breach

September 16, 2017 - The Sudan Armed Forces on Saturday has denied claims of attacking positions of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement/North led by Malik Agar in Blue Nile state. On Thursday, SPLM-N Agar said its fighters have repulsed a government attack against afternoon at Taga area in the Ingessana Hills, Blue Nile ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

Sudan rejects negotiating with SPLM-N Agar: government negotiator

September 16, 2017 - A member of the government negotiating team said they wouldn't negotiate with a faction of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement/North that has no ability to implement what will be agreed upon. The Sudanese army has been fighting the SPLM-N rebels in the Blue Nile and South Kordofan, also known as the ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

The veins of Ethiopia's growth

Ethiopia's umbilical cord', Djibouti, could soon feel the pinch. After Ethiopia lost its lifeline to the Red Sea following the independence of Eritrea a quarter century ago, Djibouti has been land-lo...

- The Hindu - IN

Internal memos detail the devastation caused by Trump's Muslim ban on refugees

As Trump's Muslim ban executive order continues its way through the courts, thousands of lives are held in an anxious abeyance. The Intercept has gotten its hands on internal memos' from diplomats around the world, detailing the destruction of Trump and his crew of racist-xenphobes, to their higher-ups in Washington. While ...

- Daily Kos - US

What is behind clashes in Ethiopia's Oromia and Somali regions?

Eighteen people have been killed and thousands displaced since the fighting broke out between Ethiopia's Oromo and Somali communities.

- BBC - UK

Ethiopia sending troops to region of deadly ethnic clashes

Ethiopia's government says it is sending troops to a region where deadly clashes have broken out between Oromo and Somali ethnic groups.

- FOX News - US

SPLM-N Agar claims repulsing fresh government attack in Blue Nile

September 15, 2017 - The Sudan People's Liberation Movement/North led by Malik Agar said its fighters have repulsed a government attack against the Movement positions in the Blue Nile state. In a statement extended to Sudan Tribune, SPLM-N Agar spokesperson Mubarak Ardol said the attack occurred on Thursday afternoon at ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

World hunger is on the rise again thanks to conflict and disasters

Source: World Health Organization, International Fund for Agricultural Development, World Food Programme, UN Children's Fund, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Country: Colombia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lebanon, South Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Uganda, World, Yemen This year's "The State of Food Security ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Woman tells why she went public with texts that led to Army general's suspension

He texted her from Malawi, Ethiopia, Morocco and home. He called her a hottie, told her she was clever and said her smile brightened everyone's day. He also said she was dangerous, with a crazy, naughty streak, and that he'd enjoy being in a tent with her.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Under-20 girls in Ethiopia for World Cup qualifier

The match will be staged at the at the Hawassa Stadium.

- Daily Nation - KE

Clashes In Ethiopia As Thousands Flee

Thousands of people are fleeing Ethiopia rsquo;s Somali region following clashes in recent days. Eighteen people are confirmed dead following protests which erupted in towns in the east of the country, Adisu Arega, spokesperson of the Oromia regional government, told the BBC. He said 12 of the dead were ethnic Somalis while ...

- ModernGhana - GH

SPLM-N Agar says Sudanese army moving towards their position in Blue Nile

September 14, 2017 , The rebel Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North led by Malik Agar Thursday accused the Sudanese government army of breaching a unilateral cessation of hostilities saying its troops advancing towards their positions in the Blue Nile. In a statement released by its spokesperson Mubarak Ardol, the ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

Ethiopia: Clashes over boundary dispute displaced hundreds

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle September 13, 2017 - Renewed fighting between armed factions from Ethiopia's Oromia and Somali regional states has forced hundreds of civilians to flee their homes. The fighting which erupted on Tuesday has displaced at least 600 people from both regions. Minister of Government Communication Affairs ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

At Least 32 Killed in Ethiopia's Oromia, Somali Regions

At least 32 people have been killed in clashes across Ethiopia's Oromia and Somali regions following clashes between rival ethnic Somali and Oromo forces, a former Ethiopian lawmaker said. Speaking to VOA Somali Service, Boqor Ali Omar Allale said at least 32 ethnic Somalis, including his younger brother, were killed on ...

- Voice of America - US

Fears over Ethiopian dam's costly impact on environment, people

A man hangs fish to dry on the western shore of Lake Turkana. Reuters/Goran TomasevicEthiopia's GIBE III hydropower dam is now operational. However, rights groups have raised concerns over the impact that it is having on downstream communities and the environment. The Conversation Africa's Samantha Spooner asked expert Sean ...

- The Conversation - UK

SPLM-N al-Hilu discuss humanitarian assistance in Addis Ababa

September 12, 2017 - The Sudan People's Liberation Movement/North led by Abdel-Aziz al-Hilu said a delegation from the Movement has discussed the humanitarian file in the Two Areas with western officials and aid groups in Addis Ababa. The SPLM-N is now divided into two factions: one in the Nuba Mountains led by al-Hilu and ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

Children, youth on the move across Mediterranean at risk of exploitation

Source: International Organization for Migration, UN Children's Fund Country: Afghanistan, Algeria, Bangladesh, Cameroon, Chad, China, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, France, Gambia, Germany, Guinea, Iran , Iraq, Italy, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Libya, Mali, Morocco, Nigeria, ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

U.S. propose more UN sanctions, arms embargo on S. Sudan

September 11, 2017 - The United States proposed to impose an international arms embargo on South Sudan if there is no positive development in the implementation of the peace agreement, diplomatic sources told Sudan Tribune.. The proposal was made during a joint meeting for the UN Security Council and the African Union Peace ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

U.S propose more UN sanctions, arms embargo on S. Sudan

September 11, 2017 - The United States proposed to impose an international arms embargo on South Sudan if there is no positive development in the implementation of the peace agreement, diplomatic sources told Sudan Tribune.. The proposal was made during a joint meeting for the UN Security Council and the African Union Peace ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

SPLM-N al-Hilu calls to investigate attacks on civilians in Sudan's Blue Nile state

September 8, 2017 - The humanitarian branch of the SPLM-N al-Hilu SPLM's Sudan Relief and Rehabilitation Association called on the international community to investigate "attacks on civilians" by a rival group led by Malik Agar in the Blue Nile state. In a statement released on Friday the SRRA al-Hilu, Sodi Ibrahim Shamilla ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

Ethiopia: UNSC, AUPSC convene joint peace, security meeting on Africa

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle September 8, 2017 - The United Nations Security Council and African Union Peace and Security Council on Friday held their 11th Annual Joint Consultative meeting here in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa at the AU Headquarters. Representatives of the 15 UNSC member countries arrived in Addis Ababa, ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

Regional conflicting interests complicate resolution of South Sudan crisis

September 9, 2017 - Regional conflict of interests contributes to impede the resolution of the four-year conflict in South Sudan said a United Nations panel in a confidential report disclosed by Reuters on Friday. Officially, the East African regional block - the Inter Governmental Authority on Development , is tasked with ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

South Darfur form new committee to tackle 'AWD' outbreak

September 6, 2017 - The government of South Darfur has set up a high-level body to work alongside the state health ministry's emergency committee to tackle the "Acute Watery Diarrhoea" that has hit large parts of the state. Sudanese health authorities refuse to declare a suspected outbreak of cholera an epidemic despite the ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

Little progress in reducing global out-of-school rate over past decade

Source: UN Children's Fund Country: Ethiopia, Iraq, Niger, Syrian Arab Republic, World With 11.5 per cent of school-age children – or 123 million – missing out on learning today, the percentage of 6-15-year-olds who are out of school has barely decreased, UNICEF said.NEW YORK, 6 September 2017 – With 11.5 per cent of ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

In Ethiopia, UN agency chiefs say more investment is needed to bolster drought-prone areas

More investment is needed in long-term projects to protect people in developing countries from droughts, the heads of the United Nations food agencies today said after a visit to Ethiopia where 9.5 million people are hungry.

- UN - INT

Ethiopia chairs UNSC emergency meeting on North Korea Nuclear crises

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle September 4, 2017 - Ethiopia, on Monday chaired an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council to discuss North Korea's sixth nuclear test on Sunday. The Horn Africa's nation started last Saturday its presidency of the 15 member body for September 2017. The U.S. and its other allied ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

Figure of the week: Urbanization, poverty, and social protection in East Africa

The OECD recently released the report, Social Protection in East Africa: Harnessing the Future,' with a specific focus on Zambia, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia, and Mozambique. The report aims to inform social protection policy formulation in light of anticipated changes in the region, including rapid urbanization, ...

- Brookings - US

UN allocates $21M to meet urgent needs in newly-accessible areas across Sudan

The United Nations today allocated $21 million to provide life-saving food support, nutrition, water and sanitation, health and other assistance to thousands of Sudanese in newly accessible areas in Darfur's Jebel Marra area, South Kordofan and Blue Nile.

- UN - INT

USAID announces over US$90 million in additional humanitarian assistance to Ethiopia

Source: US Agency for International Development Country: Ethiopia, United States of America With concern expressed over deteriorating conditions from a second severe drought this year, USAID's 2017 contribution to the country comes to nearly $454 million.READOUT The below is attributable to Acting Spokesperson Clayton ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

USAID announces over $90 million in additional humanitarian assistance to Ethiopia

Source: US Agency for International Development Country: Ethiopia, United States of America With concern expressed over deteriorating conditions from a second severe drought this year, USAID's 2017 contribution to the country comes to nearly $454 million.READOUT The below is attributable to Acting Spokesperson Clayton ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Africa in the news: Elections in Rwanda and Kenya, AGOA Forum, and Ethiopia's dropped state of emergency

President Kagame wins third term as Kenyans wait for election results On Saturday, Rwanda's electoral officials announced the results of the August 4 elections. President Paul Kagame was re-elected securing nearly 99 percent of votes. The chairman of Rwanda's electoral commission shared that voter turnout was around 98.5 ...

- Brookings - US

State of Emergency Ends in Ethiopia

Expand Ethiopian Members of Parliament raise their hands in favour of lifting the state of emergency, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, August 4, 2017. © 2017 Reuters Ethiopia's parliament has just lifted the country's 10-month-long state of emergency. The government's emergency powers brought mass detentions, politically ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

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