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Mahlet Fasil Addis Abeba, February 06/2019 – Former Somali regional state president Abdi Muhamud Omer, a.k.a, Abdi Iley, has today told judges at the federal high court fourth criminal bench in the capital Addis Abeba that the multiple criminal charges brought against him were “deliberately coordinated lies.” Abdi said this …

Addis Abeba, January 31/2019 – Authorities have imposed a curfew of 10:00 PM local time and a ban on public gathering in the Somali regional state in eastern Ethiopia as of yesterday. The measures, which Abdullahi Mahamed Abdi, Somali region deputy security chief, said would last for three days, followed …

Mahlet Fasil Addis Abeba, January 30/2019 – Federal prosecutors have today charged 47 individuals, including ex-Somali regional state president Abdi Muhamud Omer, a.k.a, Abdi Iley, with criminal charges of inciting inter-communal violence. The charges are filed at the federal high court fourth criminal bench. Today’s criminal charges followed findings by …