Mustafa Mohammed Omar: My Somali & Ethiopian Identities Are Intertwined

Mustafa Mohammed Omar: My Somali & Ethiopian Identities Are Intertwined

borkena October 26,2018 Mustafa Mohammed Omar was appointed as president of Somali regional state in August of this year following what appeared to be Somali regional state sponsored unprecedented violence which targeted certain ethnic groups in the region. Musfafa himself lost his brother, as he said in an interview with ESAT in the past, to […]

ONLF rebel leaders returned to Ethiopia for peaceful struggle

ONLF rebel leaders returned to Ethiopia for peaceful struggle

ONLF rebel leaders says they returned to Ethiopia in response to Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s call for peace and that they want to help stabilize the Ethiopian Somali region. borkena August 13,2018 Three Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) Leaders have returned to Ethiopia this morning from Eritrea, where they used to coordinate the rebel movement […]

Ethiopians demand federal government to protect civilians in Jijiga

Ethiopians demand federal government to protect civilians in Jijiga

borkena August 6,2018 Ethiopians protested in the capital Addis Ababa to demand Federal government to protect civilians in Jijiga where there has been violence and ethnic and religious based attacks and killings in the last three days. So far, at least 29 people are killed and more than ten churches burned based on VOA and […]

Death toll from Somali-Oromo conflict confirmed : 61

Death toll from Somali-Oromo conflict confirmed :  61

Number of death from Oromo and Somali side is 61. borkena December 19,2017 When news of massacre of Somali-Ethiopians in Gadulo, West Harage, Oromo region of Ethiopia, broke on Sunday, estimated number of victims was reportedly 60. Now, it is confirmed that the number of victims is 61. Children, women and elders are among the […]