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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 …

Addis Abeba, January 25/2019 – Mustafa Omer, Vice President of the Somali regional state, told Addis Standard that the regional government has “foiled a highly dangerous, sophisticated, and well planned attempt to plunge the region into chaos and collapse.” “A diverse network of anti-reform elements under the direction of ex-TPLF …

Henok Samuel, MD Addis Abeba, December 24/2018 – After the last conflict which I posted [in November this year] titled ‘The endless battle of Moyale’, the town was in a tense situation – there had been palpable fear and tension in the air and we were wary of the situation. …