Ethiopia's Role in Somalia and the RegionDespite recent comments by the prime minister that the country may withdraw its troops from Somalia, Ethiopia has a vested interest in Somalia's success, writes William Loyd George for Inter Press Service.
AMISOM troops up at dawn on Mogadishu's frontline.
Garowe Online, 17 March 2013
Al Shabaab insurgents captured the town of Hudur 130 KMs from Baidoa after Ethiopian and Somali troops vacated the town on Sunday, Garowe Online reports. Read more »
Ethiopia Government, 6 March 2013
The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia, Ambassador Mahamat Saleh Annadif, has paid tribute to the men and women of AMISOM… Read more »
Observer, 15 January 2013
Five years ago, Uganda committed troops to the African Union Mission (Amisom), backed by UN Security Council resolution 1744 13 (2007), to stabilise chaos-devastated Somalia. Read more »
Shabelle, 29 November 2012
Ethiopian troops will remain in Somalia until African Union forces fighting Islamists can take over, Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said Wednesday, as he met with his Somali… Read more »
Sudan Tribune, 22 November 2012
Ethiopia and Kenya on Wednesday renewed their commitment to work jointly to tackle the security challenges facing the unstable Horn of Africa region, when Ethiopian Prime Minister,… Read more »
Ethiopia Government, 26 March 2013
Ethiopia's intelligence agency, the National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS), today March 26th confirmed it had recently foiled a kidnap plot in Dolo Ado by a group with… Read more »
Ethiopia Government, 6 May 2013
Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn met with the President of Somaliland, Ahmed Mohammed Silanyo on Saturday (May 4) in Addis Ababa. Read more »