Unrest Spreads in Ethiopia After Deployment of Troops
Mobs looted shops and burned down properties in Ethiopia's eastern Somali region, as unrest gained momentum and spread across the province following deployment of soldiers. Soldiers were deployed in Jigjiga, the capital of the Somali region, after an apparent rift between local authorities and the national government.
Shabelle, 4 August 2018
A tension has been brewing in Jigjiga, the administrative capital of the Somali regional state in Ethiopia after the Federal military took over the control of the town on Saturday. Read more »
Addis Standard, 4 August 2018
Addis Standard confirmed that members of the Ethiopian National Defense Force (ENDF) have surrounded Abdi Mohomud Omar, a.k.a Abdi Illey, president of the Ethiopian Somali regional… Read more »