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Somali region ruling party in turmoil

Months after a relative political stability and in the aftermath of the removal of its President Abdi Illey, Somali Regional Stateis once again experiencing another political feud with the potential to disrupt the stability of the Region, The Reporter has learnt.

Ethiopia registers highest global IDPs for 2018

Surpassing countries with a longstanding civil strife such as Syria, Yemen and, the Democratic Republic of the Congo; Ethiopia’s latest figures on internally displaced people for the first half of 2018 has reached new heights.

AEUP calls  for annulment of Article 39

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.

Djiboutian flee from Dire Dawa

The number of Djiboutian who left the country days after the unrest in Dire Dawa city –450 km east of Addis Ababa – has reached over 2,000, The Reporter has learnt.

According to sources from Djibouti Council Office in Dire Dawa, the number of people who are demanding to leave the city in fear of more unrest is increasing from time to time.

Ethiopia-Somali region president resigns

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.

IDPs reach one mln

A new report released by Inter-Agency Working Group on Disaster Preparedness for East and Central Africa, an organization based in Kenya – indicated that close to one million people have been displaced due to an inter-communal conflict between West Guji and Gedio Zones.