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Grenade Attack Kills Two University Students

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The Oromo struggle for justice and human dignity continues despite the high number of killings and imprisonment.

By Reuters,

A hand grenade attack killed two students and injured six in a university in southern Ethiopia, police said, the second such attack in the country in three weeks.

An attacker or attackers hurled the grenade at students on the campus at Dilla University in the diverse Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples Region (SNNPR) on Thursday evening, officers added.

They did not give any details on any reasons for the attack in an area, about 350 km (200 miles) south of the capital Addis Ababa, where there have not been any recent reports of significant unrest. Continue reading Grenade Attack Kills Two University Students

Djibouti: How Much Do We Know About the La Chaumere Bombers?

Djibouti demands explanation over a male and female suicide bombers from Somaliland after the May 25th attack that leaves over 20 people dead and 15 others wounded in a restaurant popular with Westerners

By Ahmed Abdi,

MUSE Robleh Herad, 36, and Hodan Mohammed Isse, 29, were involved in the deadly attack at a La Chaumere restaurant, which left 20 people dead and 15 others wounded.

Herad entered the second room of the La Chaumere restaurant where International soldiers were sitting and blew up himself, within seconds later his wife Mrs. Herald followed and blew herself up in the first room where others were playing pool table. Continue reading Djibouti: How Much Do We Know About the La Chaumere Bombers?

US Embassy Warns Al-Shabab Attacks in Ethiopia

Threat from Al-Shabaab against Ethiopia and western interests in Ethiopia

By U.S. Embassy (Addis Ababa),

THE U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa would like to remind U.S. citizens living or traveling in Ethiopia to maintain a high level of vigilance and to take appropriate steps to enhance personal security.

The Embassy continues to receive credible threat reports of Al-Shabaab’s intent and capability to attack Ethiopia and western interests in Ethiopia.

In recent weeks, there have been several incursions along the Ethiopian-Somali border.

While there is no known specific information regarding the timing or location of an attack, we would like to remind U.S. citizens to be especially vigilant in areas where large numbers of U.S. and western citizens Continue reading US Embassy Warns Al-Shabab Attacks in Ethiopia

Djibouti Restaurant Bomb Attack Killed 3, Wounded 15

The bomb attack at a busy La Chaumiere restaurant visited by international soldiers and killed three people on Saturday (May 24) night in the capital Djibouti city was condemned by the European Union Naval Force and African Union.

By Reuters,

TWO Somalis are suspected of having carried out a suicide bombing at a restaurant filled with Western military personnel on Saturday that killed three and wounded at least 15 Djibouti’s Interior Ministry has said.

Several members of EU naval and civilian maritime security missions were among those wounded in the attack.  Continue reading Djibouti Restaurant Bomb Attack Killed 3, Wounded 15

Explosions Rock Nairobi; Tourism Sector ‘on its Knees’

After a spat of attacks in different parts of the country by Islamist militants in retaliation for Kenya’s intervention in Somalia, countries like the U.S., UK, France and Australia issued a series of travel warnings.  President Kenyatta said, “We all have a responsibility to bring these attacks to an end. Tourism has been greatly affected by these terror activities. The industry which contributes 10 % to the GDP is virtually on its knees.”

Kenya tourism sector lost Sh5 billion following cancellations made between October and May 2014 owing to the travel advisory issued by the four western nations. The government called it “unfriendly acts”.

By Jason Straziuso,

TWO bombs exploded in a market in Kenya’s capital on Friday, killing 12 people and injuring 80 as hundreds of British tourists were evacuated from a coastal area where Islamic extremists have operated.

Nairobi Police Chief Benson Kibue, who announced the casualty figures, said two improvised explosive devices detonated in a market area near downtown Nairobi with one bomb damaging a mini-van used for public transportation.

TUI Travel, which owns the British tourism companies Thomson and First Choice, evacuated customers on flights Thursday and Friday and canceled all flights to the coastal city of Mombasa until October. The British government had urged British citizens to leave Mombasa and nearby beach towns.  Continue reading Explosions Rock Nairobi; Tourism Sector ‘on its Knees’

The Ethiopian Government Theatrics about Al-Shabab Threat

Ethiopia once again commit false flag terrorist attack on itself and blame its neighbors and the opposition. (Photo: Four people killed when a bomb planted in a minibus blast soon after the government warned of imminent attacks)

By ONLF Press Release,

The Ethiopian government has declared that it has heightened security inside the Ogaden and the Somali border on the pretext of Al-Shabab threat. This declaration is a calculated ruse to misguide the international community, which is intended to camouflage the massive campaign of detentions and harassment it is conducting in the Ogaden against the civilian population in order to secure it so- called nationalities day to be held in Jigjiga at the end of this month. Continue reading The Ethiopian Government Theatrics about Al-Shabab Threat