Alarmed by the political and security turmoil that occurred in the Ethio-Somali Regional State last week, oil companies engaged in oil exploration projects in the region have evacuated their staff to Addis Ababa, it was learnt.
The All Ethiopian Unity Party (AEUP) has officially called for the removal of Article 39 from the FDRE constitution. The party, in its press briefing held in its headquarters on Thursday, August 9, 2018, stated that the conflicts and clashes witnessed in different parts of the country is the result of the article.
The Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC) denounced the recent conflict in the capital of the Ethio-Somali Regional State, Jigjiga.
Abdi Mohammed Omar, president of the Ethio-Somali Regional State of Ethiopia has resigned from his post as president of the region following an extraordinary meeting of the regional party, the Ethiopian Somali People’s Democratic Party (ESPDP), the regional communications affairs office head Idris Ismael told The Reporter.
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