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Saturday, September 16, 2017

Addis Ababa - Qoshe Landslide Takes Life Once Again

(Addis Fortune)- A landslide that occurred at Reppi Landfill a.k.a Qoshe took the life of a daily labourer, Kassahun Fekade, married and a father of six children.

Friday, September 15, 2017

Clashes in Ethiopia's Oromia and Somali regions

Thousands of people have fled Ethiopia's Somali region following deadly clashes in recent days between ethnic Somalis and Oromos.

Somali book fair offers respite from bombs

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Long associated with pirates, famine and bombs, Somalia showed a different face to the world this week as it welcomed foreign writers for the first time to its annual book fair.

London - Terror attack at Parsons Green tube station

(The Guardian)- An explosion that injured 22 people at Parsons Green underground station in west London was a terrorist incident, the Metropolitan police have said.

Somaliland - Khat arrives by air from Kenya - Video

The first shipment of Khat from Kenya arrived in Hargiesa yesterday after conflict in Haawaday halted all Khat imports from Ethiopia.

Somalia Opens First Forensic Lab in Puntland

VOA- Somalia has opened its first forensic laboratory to process rape kits.

Somalia - Your next holiday destination

BBC- Somalia might not be the first destination you would think of when booking a holiday, but this week the country joined UN World Tourism Organisation in the hopes of changing your mind.

Ethiopia- Conflict between Oromia and Somalis forces hundreds to flee their homes

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
(ADDIS ABABA) – Renewed fighting between armed factions from Ethiopia’s Oromia and Somali regional states has forced hundreds of civilians to flee their homes.

Jamal Mahmoud died after he was stabbed at the north London jail

(BBC)- A prisoner was murdered by three inmates in a violent feud over the control of a "lucrative" contraband route into the jail, a court heard.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Abu Dhabi fund to contribute $89m to Somalia growth

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development says funding will help to improve services, create jobs and ensure stability in African nation

Africa’s democracy outgrows foreign preaching

Kenyan polls is the first time that an African court invalidated the vote won by a sitting president based on the merits of the constitution and election law

At Least 32 Killed in Ethiopia’s Oromia, Somali Regions

At least 32 people have been killed in clashes across Ethiopia’s Oromia and Somali regions following clashes between rival ethnic Somali and Oromo forces, a former Ethiopian lawmaker said.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

32 Somalis killed in Haawaday district of eastern Ethiopia

(Medeshi)- Aleast 32 Somalis were killed on Tuesday in Haawaday district of eastern Ethiopia.

Applications invited for legal analyst and election analyst at Somaliland Presidential Election

UCL is coordinating an Election Observation Mission to observe the Presidential Election scheduled to be held in Somaliland on 13 November.

Deadly protests hit Ethiopia

(BBC)- At least two people have died in protests in Ethiopia. More than 600 have been displaced during the clashes on Tuesday in towns in the east of the country.