Saturday, August 18, 2018
Wardheer News

Djibouti’s Seaport Could Face New Competition

BY MAREX Djibouti has invested heavily in making itself a hub for deep-sea shipping in the Horn of Africa, and much of its business depends upon its status as the sole seaport for landlocked Ethiopia. However, its port revenues could be … Continued

UAE to build oil pipeline between Eritrea and Ethiopia

NAIROBI (Reuters) – The United Arab Emirates will build an oil pipeline connecting Eritrea’s port city of Assab with Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa, an Ethiopian state-affiliated broadcaster said on Friday. Fana Broadcasting said the information was revealed during a meeting … Continued

Ethiopia: Ethnic tensions continue to smolder in Somali region

Following ethnically motivated violence in the country’s east, Ethiopia’s new prime minister Abiy Ahmed wants to strengthen and stabilize the autonomous region — although the government has offered little response. Martina Schwikowski Ethiopia’s eastern region remains a hotbed of unrest. … Continued

Ethiopian army takes over Somali region security

By ANDUALEM SISAY, The East African Ethiopian army has taken over the security of the volatile eastern Somali region after heavy fighting over the weekend left an unknown number of civilians dead and thousands displaced. The region’s president Abdi Mohamoud Omar, … Continued

Somalia Is a Country Without an Army

BY AMANDA SPERBER Last week, the U.N. Security Council unanimously agreed to extend the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) mandate in the country until May 2019. The security situation has been getting worse by the day. On Sunday, two car bombs killed at least … Continued