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.
Mogadishu (HOL) - The Somali government is actively seeking to recruit a new governor for the central bank, taking out an ad in The Economist, an internationally published English-language weekly magazine that focuses on business and finance.
Authorities have shut off Internet access in eastern Ethiopia amid an outbreak of violence there, residents said on Wednesday, a sign of the challenges facing reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in containing ethnic tensions in parts of the country.
Khartoum (HOL) - Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire travelled to Sudan on Tuesday to meet with President Omar Al Bashir in Khartoum.
Jigjiga (HOL) - Ahmed Abdi Mohamed has emerged as the new President of the Somali Regional State (SRS) in Ethiopia, following the Ethiopian Ministry of Information’s announced that embattled Somali regional President Abdi Mohamoud Omar (Abdi Iley) has agreed to step down from power after a bloody weekend in Jigjiga, the capital of the Somali regional state in eastern Ethiopia, where at least 30 people lost their lives.