Monday, September 25, 2017
Wardheer News

Ethiopia Says Somaliland Displaced Thousands of Oromo People

  METEHARA, ETHIOPIA – MARCH 03: Weekly karrayyu tribe market, oromia, metehara, Ethiopia on March 3, 2016 in Metehara, Ethiopia. (Photo by Eric Lafforgue/Art in All of Us/Corbis via Getty Images) By Nizar Manek Ethiopia accused a semi-autonomous territory in … Continued

Gates bolsters relief efforts as drought ravages Somalia

From left: Former US President Barack Obama, Melinda Gates and Bill Gates speak during the Goalkeepers event at Lincoln Center, New York, on September 20, 2017. The Gates contributed money to aid relief efforts in Somalia. PHOTO | COURTESY  Microsoft … Continued

We are not UN employees, Museveni tells AMISOM

Security matters. President Museveni (3rd right) addresses a meeting of Amisom contributing countries in New York, US on Thursday. PPU PHOTO By JOSEPH KATO Kampala, President Museveni has told countries contributing troops to the peace keeping mission in Somalia that they … Continued

Last flight home for icon of ‘German Autumn’ of terror

Frank ZELLER The storied old Boeing 737 “Landshut” finally comes home 40 years after it was hijacked by the Baader-Meinhof gang Forty years ago next month, German anti-terror commandos stormed a Lufthansa jet in Somalia, shot its Palestinian hijackers and … Continued

US boosts aid for war famines by $575 million

The United States said Thursday it will spend another $575 million dollars to help the millions facing starvation and violence amid wars and unrest in Yemen, South Sudan, Nigeria, and Somalia. “This additional funding brings the total US humanitarian assistance … Continued

Somalia rebukes its states for breaking with Qatar

Abdi Sheikh MOGADISHU (Reuters) – Somalia’s government rebuked its three semi-autonomous regions on Thursday for cutting ties with Qatar, saying it was determined to stay neutral in the Gulf nation’s dispute with other Arab states. The region of Galmudug issued a … Continued


BY CONOR GAFFEY Ethiopia is a major U.S. ally in Africa. The government in Addis Ababa has long cooperated with Washington on security and counterterrorism while benefiting generously from U.S. aid. In 2016, the U.S. pledged $809 million to Ethiopia, behind only war-torn South Sudan … Continued