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Ethiopia’s Colossal Dam Surpasses Power Generation Expectations

Recently, the Ethiopian government announced that the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) has churned out over 2,700 gigawatt hours (GWH) of electricity in the last 10 months. The Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP) reported this behemoth hydroelectric station has outdone its power generation goals for the first 10 months of the 2023/2024 Ethiopian fiscal year, which commenced on July 8, 2023, as per state-affiliated Fana Broadcasting Corporate late Wednesday. Statistics from EEP reveal that the dam's output swelled by…

Compelling Evidence Uncovers Ethiopia’s Genocidal Actions in Tigray Conflict: Report

A report asserts that Ethiopia and its allies aimed to annihilate Tigrayans as an ethnic group, urging prosecution at the International Court of Justice. Tigrayans affected by the strife settle in a makeshift tent in Semera, Ethiopia (AFP) A fresh study presents substantial evidence indicating Ethiopian forces engaged in genocidal activities during the Tigray conflict. Published on Tuesday by the U.S.-based New Lines Institute, the 120-page document cites numerous credible, independent sources, suggesting that Ethiopian…

Violent Skirmishes Rekindle: Somali and Afar Militias Clash in Ethiopia’s Sitti Zone

In Jigjiga, part of Ethiopia's Somali regional state, intense battles broke out amongst ethnic Somali and Afar factions. They skirmished across hamlets in the western Sitti zone. The turmoil, igniting in Dhunyar and spreading to neighboring locales, has persisted over 48 hours. Reports of multiple injuries and deaths have surfaced, though these claims lack independent confirmation. No official word has been declared by either the Somali or Afar leaders regarding the spike in violence in the western Sitti district. The…

Ethiopia’s Involvement Crucial in Overcoming Houthi Rebels, Affirms Bihi

HARGEISA, Somalia - Influential North Western of Somalia leader asserts that the deal made with Ethiopia will play a crucial role in combating Houthi rebels, who have been causing trouble along the Red Sea. The agreement aims to ensure 'freedom of navigation', a longstanding issue in the region. North Western of Somalia, striving for official recognition for over 30 years after separating from Somalia, faces criticism from international allies for its deal with Ethiopia, which they see as a violation of Somalia's territorial…

Denouncing Ethiopia’s Maritime Aspirations: Somalia’s Education Minister Takes Firm Stand

London (AX) — Somalia's Minister of Education, Farah Sheikh Abduqadir, raised concerns about Ethiopia's desires for Somali waters while in the UK for the Education World Forum. Minister Abduqadir mentioned that Ethiopia has long coveted parts of Somalia's territories, noting historical attempts to claim land and waters. "Six hundred years ago, Ethiopia tried to take Somali land and waters, but it failed then and will not succeed now, despite lifting the arms embargo and fighting terrorism. Somalia has faced challenges but…

Ethiopia’s International Trade Thrives Thanks to New Chinese Railway: Government Reports

The railway from China to Ethiopia and Djibouti has greatly reduced shipping times and expenses, boosting trade in Ethiopia. According to the Ethio-Djibouti Standard Gauge Railway Share Company (EDR). A local conductor in Ethiopia recently received a notebook from a Chinese colleague at the Adama station. The 752-km railway is now a preferred route for import/export trade in Ethiopia, said Abdi Zenebe, CEO of EDR. The railway has optimized the transport of Ethiopia's major exports, like coffee. Almost all of the country's…

North Western of Somalia Asserts Upgrade of Ethiopian Consulate to Embassy, Waiting for Ethiopia’s Confirmation

Hargeisa (AX) — Reports suggest that Ethiopia has elevated its consulate in Hargeisa, North Western of Somalia, to embassy status, as stated by North Western of Somalia officials. This announcement was made during the 33rd anniversary of North Western of Somalia's self-proclaimed independence from Somalia on May 18, confirmed by North Western of Somalia President Musa Bihi Abdi and Minister of Information, Culture, and National Guidance, Ali Mohamed Hassan, also known as Ali Marehaan. In an interview with BBC Somali,…

Islamic countries denounce Ethiopia’s agreement with North Western of Somalia

Islamic nations have rejected Ethiopia's arrangement with North Western of Somalia for a military base and port on the Red Sea, insisting it violates Somalia's sovereignty. The foreign ministers of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation insist on the immediate withdrawal of this agreement, deeming it illegal. They emphasized the need to uphold Somalia's territorial integrity and sovereignty in a country that has been struggling with stability for over 30 years since the overthrow of Siad Barre. The ministers gathered in The…

Somaliland Speaks Out on Deadline for Ethiopia’s Agreement Expiration: April 30, 2024

On Tuesday, April 30, 2024, the Somaliland government announced that within the next 2 months, they will finalize the agreement with the Ethiopian government. Somaliland's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Cisse Keyd Mahmoud, in an interview with a German newspaper, confirmed that the agreement reached between Somaliland and Ethiopia will be completed in the next two months. "We are on track to conclude the historic agreement that will see Ethiopia lease 20 kilometers of its coastline to Somaliland, further solidifying…

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