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By MGoth On Monday, March 11th, 2013

Ethiopia: Rumors of Water War on the Nile?

Dam War of Words Late last month, Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Defense Minister Prince Khalid Bin Sultan fired a shot across the bow from the Arab Water Council in Cairo to let the regime in Ethiopia know that his country More...

By MGoth On Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

Africa: South Sudan: Bashir, Kiir to Meet in Ethiopia This Week

Khartoum — Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir has agreed to meet with Salva Kiir, president of South Sudan, next Friday, 4 January in Addis Ababa, according to an announcement made by Khartoum. The meeting More...

By SomalilandPress On Saturday, November 10th, 2012

Rights and Wrongs in Rebecca’s Article!

Mrs. Rebecca Tinsley, a Journalist and Human Rights Activist, wrote an article on “” in October 2012 under the title “Why Israel Has Bombed Sudan?”. Referring to the Israeli More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

Egypt could strike Ethiopian dam from Sudan

LONDON — Egyptian authorities fearful of a monopoly on Nile waters received agreement from Khartoum to build an airbase in Sudan, to launch attacks on Ethiopian damming facilities, claims the anonymous media More...

By Hassan Ali On Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

Africa’s Dictator-Diplomat: Tannock

BRUSSELS — The recent death in Brussels of Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi finally brings to light what lay behind his mysterious two-month disappearance from public life. Ethiopia’s government had More...

Meles Zenawi lays in a hospital in Europe
By Qalinle Hussein On Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

Ethiopians mourn strongman ruler Meles, dead at 57

ADDIS ABABA — Thousands of Ethiopians descended on the centre of the capital Addis Ababa on Tuesday to mourn Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, their firm-handed ruler of more than two decades, whose body was flown More...

Camels are used in the tourism industry in Egypt, such as this one in Giza photographed last year. Credit: Carolyn Cole/ Los Angeles Times
By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, August 11th, 2012

Camel milk may help control diabetes, researchers say

Camels are used in the tourism industry in Egypt, such as this one in Giza photographed last year. Photo: Carolyn Cole/ Los Angeles Times CAIRO — Camels from Sudan and Somalia are led across Egypt’s deserts, More...

Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles
By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, August 10th, 2012

ETHIOPIA: Meles to return next month

ADDIS ABABA — The prolonged absence of Meles Zenawi, Ethiopia’s usually hyperactive prime minister, has sparked a covert succession struggle at home and prompted fears farther afield for a future without More...

Sudanese workers inspect burnt out oil pipes at the oil-rich border town of Heglig, Sudan (Photo: Abd Raouf/AP).
By Hassan Ali On Saturday, August 4th, 2012
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Sudan, South Sudan strike oil deal in Ethiopia

Sudanese workers inspect burnt out oil pipes at the oil-rich border town of Heglig, Sudan (Photo: Abd Raouf/AP). ADDIS ABABA — Sudan and South Sudan have hammered out a deal on how to share their oil wealth, More...

Somali leader arrives in Khartoum for talks
By Qalinle Hussein On Wednesday, July 4th, 2012

Somali President visits Rwanda, Burundi and Sudan ahead of elections

MOGADISHU — Somali President Sheikh Sharif Ahmed has departed on an African trip with stops in Rwanda, Burundi and Sudan, to strengthen ties and for a regional support. Mr. Ahmed embarked on a regional trip More...

Sudanese workers inspect burnt out oil pipes at the oil-rich border town of Heglig, Sudan (Photo: Abd Raouf/AP).
By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, June 9th, 2012

South Sudan Says It Will Build Oil Pipelines Worth $4 Billion

Sudanese workers inspect burnt out oil pipes at the oil-rich border town of Heglig, Sudan (Photo: Abd Raouf/AP). JUBA — South Sudan is planning to spend as much as $4 billion to build pipelines to ship its More...

Both Sudan and the South are reliant on their oil revenues, which account for 98% of South Sudan's budget.
By Hassan Ali On Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

SUDAN: Oil-rich South faces starvations

JUBA — More than half the population of South Sudan are facing food shortages due to the continuing conflict with Sudan, the UN is warning. It says fighting on the border between the two countries and the More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

Sudan and South move closer to war

BENTIU — All-out war between Sudan and South Sudan is closer after planes bombed a large town in the South, destroying a street market, killing a boy and injuring 10 people. The President of Sudan, Omar al-Bashir, More...

By Sahra Farah On Friday, January 13th, 2012

Africa’s largest dam to lift Ethiopia out of poverty

ADDIS ABABA — In the western fringe of Ethiopia on the banks of the Blue Nile river, the nation’s Prime Minister Meles Zenawi thundered that the country would overcome all obstacles to complete Africa’s More...

By SomalilandPress On Friday, December 23rd, 2011

“China has no friends, only interests.”

China does not want to engage in governance and has a noninterference policy when it comes to the politics or internal affairs of countries it does business with in Africa. Or so we keep hearing. This noninterference More...

By SomalilandPress On Sunday, July 10th, 2011


Somaliland Societies in Europe (SSE) and its member organisations in Europe congratulate the government of South Sudan and its people on their achievement of independence to become the 193rd state in the world. More...

By Hassan Ali On Thursday, April 21st, 2011

Ethiopia to export electricity to 7 countries

ADDIS ABABA — Haile-Mariam Desalegn, the Deputy Prime Minister of Ethiopia has said, Thursday, that his country intends to export power to seven neighbouring countries after the completion of the Great Ethiopian More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Monday, April 11th, 2011

SUDAN: North-South on the brink of all out war

ADDIS ABABA – Reports have revealed that tensions are running at an all time high in the disputed region of South Kordofan as locals gear up for the much delayed legislative and executive elections to choose a More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Ethiopia challenges Egypt and begins huge dam

Claims Egypt is blocking dam funding Ethiopia says resolve at “point of no return” Analysts fear world’s first war over water By Barry Malone ADDIS ABABA — Ethiopia on Wednesday said More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Sunday, March 13th, 2011

This week in Somaliland: stories making headlines, first neurology clinic

Here are some news stories that made headlines in Somaliland this week. Tuesday, 3 March The Khartoum-based Arabic daily Al-Intibaha this week reported that the government of Sudan expressed deep concerns about More...