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Ethiopian Army Awaiting Instructions to Withdraw Troops

The Ethiopian army pledged to move its troops stationed at areas bordering Eritrea
Ethiopia and Eritrea leaders vow to safeguard peace treaty

BY NIZA MANEK | BLOOMBERG

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said he would take action against those who may seek to block a peace declaration with Eritrea’s President Isaias Afwerki, as Ethiopia’s army awaits instructions on troop withdrawals from border areas. Continue reading Ethiopian Army Awaiting Instructions to Withdraw Troops

Ethiopian Army Incursion Angers Kenya Again

KDF deployed troops shortly after dozens of Ethiopian soldiers entered and raided a Kenyan village with out permission.

By TesfaNews,

Kenya’s Daily Nation newspaper reported that Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) soldiers have been deployed to a village called Golole after hundreds of Ethiopian National Defense Force (ENDF) soldiers penetrated Kenyan territory and raided a village in the Marsabit county on Sunday (16).

The ENDF soldiers claimed they were chasing Oromo Liberation Front fighters suspected to have killed a police officer inside Ethiopia. Continue reading Ethiopian Army Incursion Angers Kenya Again

The Myth of a Stable Ethiopia under a Minority Regime

The Ethiopian armed forces under the current minority regime seriously lucks the requisite morale, cohesion, and confidence to remain an effective fighting force, able to sustain a drawn-out war with a growing number of internal rebel movements and a formidable external threats.

By Neamin Zeleke,

A myth underlying Western relations with Ethiopia regards that country’s military as a reliable and stable partner in the Horn of Africa and has dominated U.S. and European policy for more than two decades. This narrative has of late been increasing in influence and impact as foreign allies have grown increasingly dependent on Ethiopia to help defeat the extremist Al Shabaab insurgency in Somalia. Ethiopian support for other African peacekeeping missions is needed from time to time as well. Yet, to quote a Feb. 2016 Stratfor analysis, Continue reading The Myth of a Stable Ethiopia under a Minority Regime

Ethiopian army to Get unmanned Air Vehicles (UAV) from Isareal

A 3Kg Spy toy - Does these orders have any effect on Eritrea's Capabilities?

flightglobal.com

Israeli manufacturer BlueBird has won a contract to supply unmanned air vehicles to the Ethiopian army.

The company declines to reveal details about the order, but sources say it includes upgraded versions of the Boomerang and SpyLite systems, plus the establishment of local maintenance facilities and technology transfer. Continue reading Ethiopian army to Get unmanned Air Vehicles (UAV) from Isareal