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Monthly Archives: October 2007

America’s military is expanding its presence in Africa

Under the umbrella Oct 31st 2007 From the Economist Intelligence Unit ViewsWire America's military is expanding its presence in Africa The US military has established a new command...

INTERVIEW-Exiled Somali Islamist leader backs insurgents

NAIROBI, Oct 31 (Reuters) An exiled leader of Somalia's Islamists gave his backing on Wednesday to insurgents fighting in Mogadishu and said the resignation of...

Ethiopian deported from Sudan risk enforced disappearance – Amnesty

Wednesday 31 October 2007 AI Index: AFR 25/024/2007 30 October 2007 UA 280/07 Forcible return/ fear of torture or ill-treatment/incommunicado detention/ prisoner of conscience ETHIOPIA Atanaw Wasie (m), aged 74,...

Humanitarian Groups Plead for Help in Somalia Crisis

By Nick Wadhams Nairobi 31 October 2007 About 40 international aid groups have issued a joint appeal to the international community about the growing humanitarian crisis...

Waiting for War

Posted 31st October 2007 By Jason McLure | Newsweek Web Exclusive Oct 30, 2007 As Ethiopia and Eritrea edge toward another conflict, refugees in a border camp...

Child hunger ‘crisis’ in Ogaden

Elizabeth Blunt BBC News, Addis Ababa A humanitarian disaster is now imminent in Ethiopia's Somali region of Ogaden, a report says, just two months after...

UN: Weekend fighting drives 36 000 from Mogadishu

Posted 31st October 2007 Geneva, Switzerland About 36 000 Somalis have fled Mogadishu after weekend fighting, the worst in months between Ethiopian troops backing the interim...

Ethiopia’s ‘New Jerusalem’ Major Draw for Christian Pilgrims

By Cathy Majtenyi Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 30 October 2007 The rock-hewn churches of Lalibela are among Ethiopia's crowning glories, recognized internationally as a unique and important...

Ethiopia denies plot to attack Eritrea

Posted 30th October 2007 ADDIS ABABA, Oct 29 (Reuters) - An Eritrean allegation that Ethiopia planned to invade the Red Sea state in early November...

The pastoralist way of life – a fragile future for millions of children

NAIROBI, 30 October 2007 (IRIN) - Pastoralist children in the Horn of Africa face some of the greatest challenges and are among the most...