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ONLF Delegation to Washington DC Discusses Situation in Ogaden

ONLF Delegation to Washington DC Discusses State-Sponsored Human Rights Violations, Predatory Oil Exploration and Current Drought in the Ogaden (UNPO) — Mr Abdirahman Mahdi, International Relations Secretary of the Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF), and Mr Hassan Muhammad Moalin, ONLF Information Secretary, visited Washington DC for four days in January 2017. Together with Mr Marvin […]

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Somali soldiers prepare to secure the Somali capital of Mogadishu on Tuesday, on the eve of presidential elections.

US dual National Wins Historic Presidential Election in Somalia

Election in Somalia: Major defeat for TPLF as the incumbent candidate it baked with money and guns have lost to the opposition (The Guardian) — Former prime minister Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed promises ‘new beginning’ for beleaguered country Celebrations have erupted on the streets of Somalia after parliamentarians elected a new president, with crowds chanting songs and […]

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Ethiopia Enlists Lobbying Support to Strengthen Relations with US

Ethiopia Enlists Lobbying Support to Strengthen Relations with US (odwyerpr) — The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has retained SGR LLC Government Relations and Lobbying to strengthen relations and business outreach between the northeast Africa nation and the U.S. Working through the Embassy of Ethiopia in Washington D.C., SGR will develop and execute a public affairs […]

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Ethiopian Airlines’ $220m trapped in Nigeria, others

Ethiopian Airlines’ $220m trapped in Nigeria, others (The Punch) — Ethiopian Airlines says it is unable to repatriate about $220m held in local currency in Nigeria, Egypt and some other African states because of foreign exchange scarcity in these countries. The company’s Chief Executive Officer, Tewolde Gebremariam, told Reuters on Tuesday that this was partly […]

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