Thursday, January 18, 2018
Wardheer News

Ethiopia frees prominent opposition leader

AFP / Solan Kolli Prominent Ethiopian opposition leader Merera Gudina is the first high-profile dissident to be freed since Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn announced earlier this month that Ethiopia would release an unspecified number of jailed “politicians” Prominent Ethiopian opposition … Continued

Somalia to probe evictions of thousands of displaced families

by Nita Bhalla Aid groups say that thousands of families fleeing drought and conflict were forcefully evicted from more than 20 informal camps NAIROBI, The Somali government responded to widespread criticism by aid agencies on Wednesday, promising to investigate reports that … Continued

For Ethiopia, EAC is a shelter from the unknown

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn made a surprise announcement that some political prisoners, of whom human rights groups say there are thousands, will be released. PHOTO | AFP By CHARLES ONYANGO-OBBO If you are not a fan of big power … Continued

Veteran Somali singer dies

Veteran Somali female singer Khadija Abdullahi. PHOTO | ABDULKADIR KHALIF | NATION By ABDULKADIR KHALIF Veteran Somali female singer Khadija Abdullahi alias Dalays has died in Toronto, Canada. “She has been ill for a while and died at a hospital … Continued