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Ethiopia: PM Hailemariam Desalegn’s Distraction?

The provocative interview PM Hailemariam Desalegn made with Radio Tsinat on August 9th, 2014 is of a serious concern to the peace and stability of the region. Whether his threats are meant to strengthen his image ahead of the upcoming election or to deflect the national attention to an external entity, Eritrea has to take it seriously and cautiously.
The provocative interview PM Hailemariam Desalegn made with Radio Tsinat on August 9th, 2014 is of a serious concern to the peace and stability of the region. Whether his threats are meant to strengthen his image ahead of the upcoming election or to deflect the national attention to an external entity, Eritrea has to take it seriously and cautiously.

By Fikrejesus Amahazion,

LAST week, Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn conducted an interview in which he threatened northern neighbor, Eritrea. Desalegn warned that Ethiopia has shifted its policy towards Eritrea, and is now determined to unseat Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki by force. The interview was quickly followed by news that the Red Sea Afar Democratic Organisation (RSADO) – a terrorist group harbored and financed by Ethiopia – has vowed to “step up military attacks” to topple the Eritrean government.  Continue reading Ethiopia: PM Hailemariam Desalegn’s Distraction?

Why do the Somali People of Ogaden Demands Independence from Ethiopia?

After decades of marginalization and killings by Ethiopian occupiers, the People of Ogaden won’t settle other than total Independence

By Ahmed Abdi,

INJUSTICE in the end produces independence. whoever coined this phrase is right. Ogadenia people are bleeding because they demand independence from Ethiopian occupation.

Ethiopia does not provide quality education, proper health care, rule of law and a respect for human rights in the Ogaden region. Instead, the Somali people of Ogadenia state are considered as second class citizens on their own soil.

The BBC’s Elizabeth Blunt, who had a rare access to the region once reported:  Continue reading Why do the Somali People of Ogaden Demands Independence from Ethiopia?