Ethiopian-Somali region president, Abdi Mohamoud, has been criticized for egregious human rights abuses in the region and also implicated in the displacement of more than half a million Ethiopians from the region following what seemed to be an orchestrated ethnic-based conflict involving Somalis and Oromo.
President Trump on Wednesday announced his ambassador picks for Somalia and Nicaragua, aiming to reduce the number of vacant ambassador positions.
At a recent East African Business Forum in a ballroom in south Minneapolis, a man named Jibril Afyare stood to say the city must do something to protect Somali-American businesswomen from landlords who treat them unfairly.
Just a few months ago, Ethiopia — a vast country of 100 million people — was still mired in dictatorship and war. But dramatic shifts are taking hold and they appear to be moving the country in the right direction: toward freedom.
Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire on Monday sacked the country's religious affairs and endowment minister Hassan Moalim Hussein, who had been in office for less than two months.