Ethiopian ambassador to Somalia apologizes for comments on Somaliland’s status

Ethiopian Ambassador to Somalia, Muqtar Mohamed Waare, has issued an apology for remarks that sparked controversy and led to speculations about his potential dismissal.  Earlier this week, Ethiopian media reported that Ambassador Waare labelled Somalia a creation of colonialists and identified Somaliland as an independent entity capable of signing international agreements. Waare clarified that his […]

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ATMIS hands over 9 military bases to Somalia in troop withdrawal

The African Union Mission in Somalia (Atmis) said it has handed over nine military bases to the Somali government, marking the completion of the second phase of the troop withdrawal from the country. Seven of the nine military bases were handed over Monday at a ceremony held in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, Atmis said […]

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President Bihi confirms Ethiopian naval base lease and formal recognition of Somaliland

In a revealing interview with Somaliland National TV, President Muse Bihi Abdi of the self-declared Republic of Somaliland elucidated the critical aspects of the recent Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Ethiopia. President Bihi’s remarks come at a time of heightened regional tension and underscore the strategic significance of this agreement. President Bihi opened up about the significance […]

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Analysis: A port deal puts the Horn of Africa on the brink

BY CALEB WEISS AND JAMES BARNETT With Washington focused on the threat to international shipping from Yemen, trouble is brewing on the other side of the Red Sea as well. On Jan. 1, 2024, Ethiopia and Somaliland, a breakaway region of Somalia that proclaims independence, signed a memorandum of understanding that allows Ethiopia direct access […]

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Waddani objects to President Bihi’s returning electoral law to the Senate

Somaliland’s opposition party, Waddani, has strongly opposed the electoral law, Code No. 91, which the President sent back to the Senate House. Last week, the President of the breakaway region of Somaliland, Muse Bihi Abdi, received the law after the House of Representatives removed amendments made by the Senate. However, today, Bihi has returned the […]

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Somalia rejects mediation efforts with Ethiopia over port deal

Somalia rejected any discussions with Ethiopia about Addis Ababa’s agreement to lease a port in the breakaway region of Somaliland, as regional heads of state gathered on Thursday to try to defuse a growing diplomatic crisis. Under a memorandum of understanding signed on Jan. 1, Ethiopia would consider recognising Somaliland’s independence in return for gaining […]

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Somalia turns back Ethiopian plane headed for Somaliland

Somalia has turned away a plane transporting officials from Ethiopia to the self-declared republic of Somaliland in a major escalation of the diplomatic row between the countries. Somalia’s information minister told the BBC the plane did not have permission to be in the country’s airspace. The Ethiopian officials were visiting Somaliland to discuss a deal, […]

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EU, AU, US say Sudan war and Somalia’s tension with Ethiopia threaten Horn of Africa’s stability

The African Union, European Union, and United States called Thursday for an immediate cease-fire and constructive dialogue between warring factions in Sudan. The groups also called for an end to tension between Somalia and Ethiopia over an agreement signed between Ethiopia and Somaliland. Representatives of the groups, who spoke in Kampala, Uganda, after the meeting […]

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Waddani urges government to consult before entering into agreements

Waddani opposition party in Somaliland has expressed its position following the agreement between the President of Somaliland, Muse Bihi, and the Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Abiy Ahmed. Waddani stated that there are conflicting agreements that are not known to the opposition parties and the legislative councils of Somaliland, which have been made with the federal […]

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