Ethiopia says state of emergency will last six months

Ethiopia says state of emergency will last six months

ADDIS ABABA - A state of emergency imposed in Ethiopia a day after the prime minister resigned will last for six months, the defense minister said on Saturday, as authorities sough ...

In Somalia—or Afghanistan—Can Insurgent Defections Change a War’s Course?

In Somalia—or Afghanistan—Can Insurgent Defections Change a War’s Course?

MOGADISHU, Somalia—When a former deputy head of al-Shabaab turned up last August in a Mogadishu hotel to denounce the extremist armed group, government officials were exuberant. Mu ...

Gunmen shot dead Former Mayor of Buloburde town in Hiiraan region

Gunmen shot dead Former Mayor of Buloburde town in Hiiraan region

Mogadishu (Harar24) Former mayor of Buloburde, 220km north of the capital Mogadishu, in Central Somalia's Hiraan region was shot dead by Unidentified gunmen, in Beled Weyne on Mond ...

German military to end role in EU training mission in Somalia

German military to end role in EU training mission in Somalia

BERLIN  - The German military will stop participating in a European Union training mission in Somalia at the end of March, a Foreign Ministry official said on Thursday, expressing ...

Somali citizens count cost of surge in US airstrikes under Trump

Somali citizens count cost of surge in US airstrikes under Trump

Dozens of civilians have been killed and wounded in Somalia as US-led airstrikes against Islamist militants increase to unprecedented levels, a Guardian investigation has found, ra ...

Somali president sacks Mogadishu’s powerful mayor, names replacement

Somali president sacks Mogadishu’s powerful mayor, names replacement

KAMPALA - Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi sacked the mayor of the capital Mogadishu and appointed his information minister to replace him on Sunday. The president, in a decree, ...

Former Black water chief , Erik Prince, and his Frontier Services Group wins security contract in southern Somalia

Former Black water chief , Erik Prince, and his Frontier Services Group wins security contract in southern Somalia

Baidoa, Somalia — Former Navy SEAL and founder of the now defunct private security company Blackwater, who holds the title of CEO for the Hong Kong based private equity firm Fronti ...

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