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MP filed motion to impeach Somali President over Ethiopia, Eritrea pact

Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, a.k.a. Farmajo PHOTO/REUTERS ESAT News (December 10, 2018) An MP in Somalia has filed a motion with the speaker of the country’s parliament to impeach the president, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, a.k.a. Farmajo. The Reuters report said the motion filed to impeach the president was over his deal with neighboring Ethiopia and Eritrea. The three countries have recently ...

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    MP filed motion to impeach Somali President over  Ethiopia, Eritrea pact Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, a.k.a. Farmajo PHOTO/REUTERS ESAT News (December 10, 2018) An MP in Somalia has filed a motion with the speaker of the country’s parliament to impeach the president, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, a.k.a. Farmajo. The Reuters report said the motion filed to impeach the president was over his ...

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      MP filed motion to impeach Somali President over Ethiopia, Eritrea pact

      ESAT News (December 10, 2018) An MP in Somalia has filed a motion with the speaker of the country’s parliament to impeach the president, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, a.k.a. Farmajo. The Reuters report said the motion filed to impeach the president was over his deal with neighboring Ethiopia and Eritrea. The three countries have recently agreed to work together for security ...

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        Isaias Afwerki to visit Djibouti

        ESAT News (December 6, 2018) Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki will visit Djibouti ‘soon’ as relation between the two countries thaws. The report by Anadolu news agency quoted Djibouti foreign minister, Mahamoud Ali Youssouf, as saying that although there is no set date for the visit, the leaders of the two countries will exchange visits ‘soon.’ Speaking on the sidelines of ...

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          UN lifts sanctions on Eritrea, which called it ‘belated’

            by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (November 14, 2018) The United Nations Security Council has today lifted a nine year old sanction on Eritrea in a unanimous vote. The arms embargo and other targeted sanction on Eritrea was imposed in 2009, accusing the East African country of aiding a Somali jihadist group, al-Shabaab. The sanction involves an arms embargo, travel ...

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            Eritrean and Somali Presidents visit Ethiopia

            by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (November 9, 2018) Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki is in Ethiopia for the third time in four months since the thawing of relations in July. Afwerki is visiting Ethiopia’s northern region of Amhara, joined by President of Somalia, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed. The two leaders were welcomed in the historic city of Gondar by Ethiopian Prime Minister ...

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              Eritrea vows to consolidate peace in region as UN prepares to lift sanctions

              by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (November 5, 2018) As the United Nations is set to lift a nine year old sanction on Eritrea, its unwavering president, Isaias Afwerki, says the recent peace between Ethiopia and Eritrea represents a new epoch and political dynamics in the Horn of Africa region and beyond. Afwerki vows to consolidate the peace process in the ...

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                Italy applauds Ethiopia reforms, grants $25M

                ESAT News (October 12, 2018) Italy’s Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, who paid a two day visit to Ethiopia has said his country would support economic and political reforms in Ethiopia. Mr. Conte has also applauded the peace agreement between Ethiopia and Eritrea that has ended two decades of enmity. He said he would encourage Italian investors to do business in ...

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                  Ethiopia: Three dead in truck accident as soldiers for opposition group return from Eritrea

                  by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (October 9, 2018) Three soldiers for the Tigray People’s Democratic Movement (TPDM) have died when a truck carrying them got into an accident in Segeneyt, on the Eritrean side of the border. Over 2000 soldiers for the TPDM, an armed opposition group based in Eritrea, were returning to Ethiopia as part of a peace deal ...

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                    UN Secretary General hopeful about Horn of Africa despite “chaotic world”

                    by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (September 26, 2018) The United Nations Secretary General says he was hopeful that peace efforts in the Horn of Africa would continue to be consolidated so that the people in the region would turn the page on war and conflict. Speaking at the UN General Assembly in New York, Antonio Guterres, who described today’s world ...

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