“Like a broken gramophone, Ethiopia’s Foreign Ministry resuscitates the worn-out lie of Eritrean support to Al-Shebaab at every juncture.” – Yemane G. Meskel
By Ibrahim A. Ibrahim,
It has been the nature of Ethiopia to link Eritrea in any event that hearts the people and countries of the region. This inhuman savage act against civilian atrocity that took place in Nairobi is disgusting and unspeakable from one of the high ranking officials in Ethiopia to bring such an accusation at this time when the Kenyans are mourning their losses.
If the Ethiopian foreign minister thinks this is the right time to play a political ploy against Eritrea at this sad time it is magnifying how much short sighted the regime is. I think this is the time that countries in the whole region should have come together hand in hand to prevent such heinous act of terror not to happen again in any country. Continue reading Ethiopia Should be Ashamed of its Eritrea Allegation→
The East African regional block, Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), called on the United Nation’s Security Council (UNSC) to lift the arms embargo that was imposed on Somalia in January 1992.
After dying several times on the internet, Meles Zenawi has ceased to live for real.
By Francesco Cecchini,
Dopo essere morto diverse volte su internet, Meles Zenawi ha smesso di vivere per davvero. Nella notte tra lunedì e martedì scorso, in un ospedale di Bruxelles, lontano dall’ Etiopia.
Il giorno dopo il nostro Ministro degli Esteri Terzi ha scritto di Meles Zenawi come di un leader africano che ha dedicato la vita a combattere la povertà, garantendo il il progresso del suo popolo. Chissà se Terzi realmente credeva a questa balla, mentre scriveva le condoglianze?
The term of Somalia’s Transitional Federal Institutions has expired, and there is no new president to take office as envisaged. The current political process has been as undemocratic as the one it seeks to replace, with unprecedented levels of political interference, corruption and intimidation. The end of the transition roadmap process – that is supposed to usher in an inclusive political dispensation – may fail to bring stability. Continue reading Somalia: From Troubled Transition to a Tarnished Transition?→