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Djibouti Cried Foul After it Suffers Heavy Losses Against FRUD

Djibouti said mercenaries” that are serving the Eritrean government's interest
Djibouti said it will not allow its social peace to be undermined by a group of “mercenaries” that are serving the Eritrean government’s interest

By TesfaNews,

DJIBOUTI‘s khat addicted Interior Minister Hassan Omar Mohamed went on today to accuse Eritrea out of the bloom. He was quoted as saying mercenaries hired by Eritrea are destabilizing his tiny country.

“Armed mercenaries serving the Eritrean government are terrorizing civilians in northern Djibouti on the border with Eritrea,” he said in a statement. Continue reading Djibouti Cried Foul After it Suffers Heavy Losses Against FRUD

Americans Intrigued by Djibouti Rebel Group FRUD

Is this the beginning to something? A witch hunt to link the Djibouti rebel group FRUD with Eritrea?

By African Intelligence,

AMERICAN diplomats and military have recently begun to question their local contacts about the FRUD Afar rebel movement and its allies in the region.

Since Washington made Djibouti into a lasting home for its military base, its diplomats and military are keeping a keen watch on all the kinds of risk that they could be exposed to in the country.

They have for a while taken a particular interest in the Front pour la restauration de l’unité et de la démocratie (FRUD, Afar rebel movement in the north of the country) which advocates armed struggle and whose impact could grow if President Ismaïl Omar Guelleh (IOG) continues to close the door to democratic reform and systematically represses the civil opposition of the Union pour le salut national (USN).  Continue reading Americans Intrigued by Djibouti Rebel Group FRUD

Meles wants to avoid hunger riots; Djibouti intensifies anti-Eritrea propaganda ahead of election

Unrest ahead of election

The Indian Ocean Newsletter(ION)

The governing EPRDF party’s unopposed domination of the country’s institutions does not insure Prime Minister Meles Zenawi against the dangerous social tensions that are building up in Ethiopia.

Particularly as the price of staples went through the roof in January, coincidentally just at the time when the uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt were breaking out. Continue reading Meles wants to avoid hunger riots; Djibouti intensifies anti-Eritrea propaganda ahead of election