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President attends Somali National University graduation ceremony

President attends Somali National University graduation ceremony

Somali President, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo and other senior foreign officials led by the Italian Deputy Foreign Minister, Emanuela C. Del Re attended the historic graduation ceremony for the Somali National Universi…

Ethiopia Amhara ‘coup ringleader on the run’

Ethiopia Amhara ‘coup ringleader on the run’

Monday June 24, 2019The suspected ringleader of Saturday’s failed coup attempt in Ethiopia’s Amhara region is on the run, a senior security official has told the BBC.Ads By Google Six people, including the bodyguard who killed the army chief, are now…

Is Somalia ready for a one-person one-vote election?

Is Somalia ready for a one-person one-vote election?

Monday June 24, 2019 It’s been 50 years since Somalia last conducted a “one-person-one-vote” election. With the support of the African Union, the electoral commission is hoping for polls in 2020. But there is still much that needs to be done.”I …

Somali PM set to reach Galmudug state capital amid standoff

Somali PM set to reach Galmudug state capital amid standoff

A high delegation led by Somali Prime Minister, Hassan Ali Kheire is expected to reach in Dhusamareeb town.
According to solid sources, the prime minister will be traveling from Mogadishu in the forthcoming hours.
Pri…

Galmudug state leader declares collapse of Ahlu Sunna deal

Galmudug state leader declares collapse of Ahlu Sunna deal

The leader of Galmudug regional state of Somalia, Ahmed Duale Gelle Haaf has called for the plans to conduct elections and reconciliation process for his administration.
A press statement from regional leader office o…

Sudan’s military rejects Ethiopia’s transition proposal

Sudan’s military rejects Ethiopia’s transition proposal

Monday June 24, 2019The TMC spokesman said that Ethiopia and the AU needed to unify their efforts to mediate between the military and the opposition coalition [Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP]
The military voices reservations over the plan for transition to civil…

Saudi Arabia launches special residency scheme for expats

Saudi Arabia launches special residency scheme for expats

Monday June 24, 2019An employee looks out from the 32nd floor viewing platform of the Al Faisaliah Tower in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.Simon Dawson | Bloomberg via Getty ImagesRIYADH (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia launched on Sunday their new special residency sc…

‘Why Nigeria, other African countries need national carrier’

‘Why Nigeria, other African countries need national carrier’

Monday June 24, 2019By Abdullateef Aliyu
Managing Director of Ethiopian Airlines International Services Mr. Esayas Hailu in this interview said Africa needs more airlines to end the current state of affairs in the region where 80 per cent of internati…

Opposition candidate wins in do-over of Istanbul’s mayoral race, dealing setback to Erdogan’s ruling party

Opposition candidate wins in do-over of Istanbul’s mayoral race, dealing setback to Erdogan’s ruling party

By Kareem FahimSunday June 23, 2019
ISTANBUL – An opposition party candidate, Ekrem Imamoglu, won a second victory in the do-over race for Istanbul mayor, despite a determined effort by Turkey’s powerful president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, to keep the se…

Gas/Oil dividends in Ethiopia: Reality or rhetoric?

Gas/Oil dividends in Ethiopia: Reality or rhetoric?

by Anwar Abdifatah Bashir Sunday, June 23, 2019
It’s ironic and peculiar to be stable and impeccable, a country with over 100 million under mosaic federal system.
Ethiopia tends volatile country in Africa as far as specific ethnicities are ruling…