Ethiopia briefly shut internet as a cyber attack hits

Ethiopia briefly shut internet as a cyber attack hits

borkenaDecember 5, 2019 Ethiopia Information Network Security Agency (INSA) said on Thursday that a cyber attack directed at financial institutions in the country is foiled. In the course of doing so, the agency said that it was compelled to shut the internet in the country for up to 20 minutes, as reported by state-affiliated Fana […]

Djibouti Ambassador to Ethiopia confirms talk about Navy base

Djibouti Ambassador to Ethiopia confirms talk about Navy base

borkenaDecember 4, 2019 This week, locally published Ethiopian English Newspaper, Capital, reported that Ethiopia’s Navy base will be in Djibouti with Command Office in Bahir Dar. As it turns out, it seems that matter has not reached the final stage. Djibouti Ambassador to Ethiopia, Mohammed Idris Farah, told BBC Amharic service that no formal agreement […]

Prosperity Party seeking recognition from Election Board

Prosperity Party seeking recognition from Election Board

borkenaDecember 4, 2019 Ethiopia’s newly merged political party, Prosperity Party, is seeking recognition from the National Election Board of Ethiopia. The party shared a brief update about it on the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democracy Party (EPRDF) social media page on Wednesday. The new party requested Ethiopia’s Election Board to cancel registration certificates which have been […]

Arsi University facing a security crisis, students affected

Arsi University facing a security crisis, students affected

borkenaDecember 03, 2019 Students at Arsi University, in Asela town which is in Oromo region of Ethiopia, report serious security problems. According to a report by Sheger FM, students in the Agriculture campus have abandoned their dormitories fearing for their lives and are taking a refugee in the wilderness since Monday. Duguma Adugna, president of […]