Omer Takes Charge As Ethiopia's Somali State President

President Mustafa Omer has pledged freedom of expression in a region that had been marred by human rights abuses under the ten-year administration of Abdi Iley.

The fed defense force moving into Jigjiga city, the capital of the Ethiopian Somali regional state during the recent unrest.

  • Ethiopia:   The Inherent Tension Within Federalism

    Addis Fortune, 18 August 2018

    The incident in Jijiga, capital of the Somali Regional State, has brought focus to the problem of the inherent tensions between local and federal governments. Although this has… Read more »


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