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Ethiopia Replaces Top Security Officials Amid Tigray Conflict

Ethiopia’s army chief, head of intelligence and foreign minister have been sacked as fighting continues in the northern Tigray region.

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has replaced his foreign affairs minister, the head of intelligence and the army chief. No reason was given for the changes, which came several days after he ordered a military campaign in the Tigray region. (Photo: Gen. Birhanu Jula)

BY TESFANEWS *

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed reshuffled his country’s security services days after he ordered a military offensive in the northern Tigray region. The Prime Minister replaced the head of intelligence and the army chief, and appointed a new federal police commissioner. He also chose a new foreign minister. Continue reading Ethiopia Replaces Top Security Officials Amid Tigray Conflict

Ethiopia: A Threat to Peace, Security and Stability in the Horn Region

The situation in Ethiopia is a real threat to the peace, stability and security of the entire Horn of Africa region.

The center can no longer hold. The situation in Ethiopia behooves the U.S. led international community to heed the calls of the suffering Ethiopian people and stop supporting the ‘genocide by attrition’ that is taking place there.

BY SOPHIA TESFAMARIAM

At the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly, Hailemariam Desalegn, the Ethiopian Prime Minister, gave lip service to “multilateralism” and international principles. Hailemariam Desalegn said: Continue reading Ethiopia: A Threat to Peace, Security and Stability in the Horn Region

Salva Kiir Directs Expulsion of Sudanese Rebels

President Salva Kiir has directed security organs and armed forces to ensure no anti-Khartoum rebels resides or operates inside South Sudan’s territories.

By Sudan Tribune,

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has directed all the country’s security organs and armed forces to ensure no hostile group resides or operates inside the young nation’s territories.

“Yes, I would like to confirm that we have received directives from the commander in chief that as of the end of this month, no hostile group operating against the government Sudan should continue to be in the territory of the republic of South Sudan,” a high ranking military intelligence officer told Sudan Tribune Thursday. Continue reading Salva Kiir Directs Expulsion of Sudanese Rebels

2015: The Year Anti-Eritrea Forces Go Bankrupt

Most of all the year 2015 will be remembered as the year when anti-Eritrean forces declared for bankruptcy liquidation. If the fat lady has sung yet, she is on her way to the microphone.

By Bereket Kidane,

As 2015 comes to an end, let’s look back at the dynamic year that it was for Eritrea. Among other things, 2015 will be remembered as the year that saw anti-Eritrea forces go bankrupt.

The year was dominated by significant sports achievements by Eritrean athletes. Eritrean cyclists made history at the Criterium du Dauphine and Tour de France where they conquered the French Alps and made history by being the first Africans to ever compete in Le Tour, the most prestigious of the Grand Tours of cycling. Continue reading 2015: The Year Anti-Eritrea Forces Go Bankrupt

China ‘Negotiates Military Base’ in Djibouti

Beijing’s presence “welcomed”, raising prospect of US and Chinese bases side-by-side in tiny Horn of Africa nation

By Al Jazeera,

China is negotiating a military base in a strategic port of Djibouti, the president said, according to the AFP news agency.

The move raises the prospect of US and Chinese bases side-by-side in the tiny Horn of Africa nation.
“Discussions are ongoing,” President Ismail Omar Guelleh said in an interview in Djibouti, saying Beijing’s presence would be “welcome”.  Continue reading China ‘Negotiates Military Base’ in Djibouti

Interview With Mr. Suleman Hasen on New National ID Card

Mr. Suleman Hasen, Head of the Consular Affairs at the Eritrean Embassy in London

By TesfaNews,

EMBASSY Media conducted an interview with Mr. Suleman Hasen, Head of the Consular Affairs at the Eritrean Embassy in London in connection with the upcoming 24th Independence day celebration and the new national identity card that the government is set to distribute to all Eritrean citizens.

The new Eritrean ID card is expected to play a greater role in sorting out, among its many other advantages, issues related to falsified Eritrean identity used by many African migrants to fast track their asylum process.  Continue reading Interview With Mr. Suleman Hasen on New National ID Card