Fully disarmed and reintegrated. With this, the decade old armed struggle in the oil and gas rich Ogaden region of Ethiopia comes to an end. (File photo: ONLF rebels returning back to Ethiopia from their base in Eritrea, Nov 21, 2018)
Ethiopia’s Somali regional state on Friday signed an agreement to disarm and reintegrate members of the Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) into the state’s security forces and civil service. Continue reading Ethiopia: Ogaden Rebel Groups ONLF Abandons Armed Struggle
The Ogaden Liberation Front (ONLF) has finally returned to Ethiopia to pursue peaceful political struggle as Agreed with the Ethiopian gov’t in Asmara.
In accordance with the reached between the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDRE) and the Ogaden Liberation Front on 21 October in Asmara, the ONLF departed to Ethiopia to pursue its political activities through peaceful means. Peace Agreement Continue reading Ogaden Liberation Front Departs to Ethiopia
The German government expressed its willingness to finance the demobilization and reintegration of about 35,000 Ethiopian opposition rebel fighters who recently returned from Eritrea.
ENGIU WOLDIE | ESAT NEWS
Germany is to finance the demobilization and return to civilian lives of the about 35,000 soldiers of opposition political groups that have recently returned to Ethiopia from their base in Eritrea. Continue reading Germany Pledged to Support Demobilization of Ethiopian Rebel Fighters
“The decision will encourage the armed groups to use peaceful political discourse to achieve political ends” – Gov’t Official.
Ethiopia’s Cabinet has submitted a resolution to Parliament for ratification that will rescind the designation of OLF, ONLF and Ginbot 7 as terrorist groups.
Ethiopia’s cabinet has passed a resolution to remove three armed groups from a terror list as part of sweeping reforms under a new prime minister. The groups, operating mainly from neighboring Eritrea, had opposed the government that ruled Ethiopia for close to three decades. Continue reading Ethiopia: ONLF, OLF and Ginbot 7 Armed Groups Removed from Terror List
In the face of Ethiopia’s unprovoked meddling in their internal affairs, do Somalis still have a chance to save their nation?
Somalia will not be able to assert itself and prosper until Ethiopia stops meddling in its affairs.
JAMAL OSMAN | TRT WORLD
Ethiopia has long been a thorn in the side of Somalia, a troublesome neighbour, and an obstacle to regional peace. In an ideal world, the two countries would be brotherly nations but in reality the opposite is the case. The energy and resources spent by these erstwhile adversaries in undermining each other — could have made both nations prosperous. Continue reading Ethiopia Must Let Somalia Determine its Own Fate
President Farmaajo as a coward puppet. To have a Somali citizen abducted from a Somali soil, with the apparent complicity and involvement of the so called Somali government makes many wonder if their country is still under Ethiopia regime control.
HIBAAQ OSMAN | HUFFINGTON POST
The presidency of Somalia’s Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo is only eight months old but already his administration faces its first crisis – and it is one of their own making.
For a country that has experienced years of civil war, division and instability, one would imagine that the greatest challenges facing Somalia’s new administration would be internal.
Continue reading Who is Really in Control in Mogadishu?