Sunday, May 29, 2022
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Ethiopia unrest: Sudden arrest of 4,000 spells fear in Amhara

By Andrew Harding AFP/ Local Amhara soldiers and youth militias fear they are being betrayed by the government Ethiopia’s government has launched a crackdown against a powerful and increasingly autonomous regional security force, in a bold, and potentially risky move … Continued

Somalia’s new leadership owes its people peace

By The EastAfrican Against all odds, Somalia this month pulled off a peaceful transition of power. On May 23, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo handed the presidency over Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, the country’s tenth president. With that and a fully constituted legislature, Somalia … Continued

Biggest aid convoy since cease-fire nears Ethiopia’s Tigray

By CARA ANNA NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) – The biggest convoy of aid since Ethiopia´s government declared a unilateral “humanitarian cease-fire” in the country´s long-encircled Tigray region two months ago has departed for Tigray, a U.N. official told The Associated Press, … Continued

Popular Ethiopia magazine boss held amid crackdown

Kalkidan Yibeltal The security forces in Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa, have seized the managing director of popular weekly magazine Fitih, his colleagues have told the BBC. Temesgen Dessalegn has been critical of the government and told the BBC last Friday … Continued

Mudug farmers abandon fields in drought despair

Ali Hussein Yussuf’s last attempt at farming his three hectares of land in central Somalia’s south Mudug resulted in the distressing loss of the 25 kilograms he had planted of beans, maize, sesame, and watermelons. All the plants shrivelled up … Continued