Posts Tagged ‘Ethiopia’

Approximately 20 dead in Ethiopia

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 Comments off

Unknown criminals shot 19 people and stabbed eight people in an attack on a passenger bus in southwestern Ethiopia according to reports on Tuesday by local authorities. Read more…

UN-backed forum to discuss early action ahead of next drought in Horn of Africa

Sunday, February 26, 2012 Comments off

UNITED NATIONS,24 February 2012 –Government representatives, climatologists, agricultural experts, disaster risk managers and others will gather in Rwanda next week to discuss early action in case of a possible third consecutive year of drought in the Horn of Africa. Read more…

Foreign tourists attacked in Ethiopia

Thursday, January 19, 2012 Comments off

Gunmen have attacked foreign tourists in northern Ethiopia, reportedly killing 5 and kidnapping 4 others.

The mainly European visitors were attacked on Monday night near the Erta Ale volcano, a popular tourist attraction in the northern Afar region. Read more…

Gunmen Kill tourists in Northern Ethiopia

Wednesday, January 18, 2012 Comments off

Killed tourists in Ethiopia come from Europe, Australia Read more…

U.S. offers more aid to Horn of Africa

Friday, December 23, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 23, 2011

WASHINGTON, Dec. 22 (Xinhua) — U.S. President Barack Obama announced on Thursday an additional 113 million U.S. dollars in emergency relief assistance for the Horn of Africa buffeted by famine. Read more…

NAIROBI:Kenya optimistic ahead of key Security Council meeting on Eritrea

Sunday, December 4, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 4, 2011

It is clear that Kenya is commissioned to make this accusation.  Following the Bomb Somalia and Blame Eritrea template. This article is titled “Kenya is optimistic ahead of key Security Council meeting on Eritrea.” – By:King  Yacob

Kenya optimistic ahead of key Security Council meeting on Eritrea –   Xinhua

Chrispinus Omar and Ben Ochieng

NAIROBI, Dec. 4 (Xinhua) — Kenya’s Foreign Ministry officials remained optimistic about the outcomes of Monday’s UN Security Council meeting to discuss additional sanctions against Eritrea after a high stakes diplomatic offensive. Read more…

War in Somalia:IGAD supports Kenya,Ethiopia urged to support fight against Somalia militia

Saturday, November 26, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Nov. 26,2011
Ethiopia urged to support fight against Shebab
IGAD urges solidarity in Somalia militia fight
IGAD supports Kenya, urging coordination of efforts
Shirkii Madaxda IGAD Oo Go’aanno Laga Soo Saaray – Dhageyso

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Ethiopia is to further strengthen support to Somalia: official

Thursday, November 24, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Nov.24,2011

ADDIS ABABA, Nov. 23 (Xinhua) — The Ethiopian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said here on Wednesday that Ethiopia will further strengthen the ongoing all-rounded support to Somalia. Read more…

Somalia:UN agencies boost aid efforts to help Somalis hit by floods, famine and insecurity – UN News

Saturday, November 5, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 5 ,2011
4 November 2011 –United Nations humanitarian agencies announced today that they are stepping up their support for Somalia as the country faces the combined impact of heavy rains, widespread famine and continuing insecurity in the streets. Read more…

U.S. operating armed drones in Ethiopia: report

Friday, October 28, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 28,2011


Photo: File

WASHINGTON, Oct. 27 (Xinhua) — The Unite States is using armed drones to carry out counterterrorism missions in Ethiopia, The Washington Post reported Thursday. Read more…