Jijiga

By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 4th, 2013
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Dr. Daniel Teferra* A capitalist state depends on freedom, science, technology and commerce for its prosperity. The Ethiopian state is a non-capitalist state. It relies mainly on controlling land and the peasantry for its survival. The land question in Ethiopia, therefore, is as old as the country. A...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Sep 11th, 2013
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Ogaden- alarming poor Health Service in Jigjiga Hospital. File Photo: unfinished Referral Hospital in Jigjiga 11 September 2013 Jigjiga (Ogadentoday Press) – reports says that, many people in Jigjiga Kara-Mara Hospital lacks basic health service, a reliable source told Ogadentoday Press. A Somali wri...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 9th, 2013
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By Graham Peebles   Many people living outside Africa, most perhaps, have never heard of the Ogaden (or Somali) region of Ethiopia, they know nothing of the murders rapes and destruction that the ethnic Somali’s allege are taking place there. We all have our problems and what can I do anyway, th...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 3rd, 2013
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By William Lloyd-George, IPS Jijiga — For over two decades Somali Region, in eastern Ethiopia, has been devastated by a grueling insurgency. Trapped in a time warp, it has been forgotten and underdeveloped. But in the last few years, thanks to the increased security here, a five-star hotel, eco-touri...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 19th, 2013
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The Ogaden National Liberation Front Army (ONLA) is continuing its offensive against Ethiopian army troops and its associated militia, where Ethiopian forces are engaged in fighting against ONLF freedom fighters. On January 16, 2013 ONLA received an intelligent tip that Ethiopian troops from the garr...
By benim
In East Africa
May 19th, 2011
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The UN World Food Program (WFP) is hoping to restart operations within days in Ethiopia’s parched Ogaden region, where nearly one-third of the population is in need of assistance. Aid distribution in the Ogaden was halted after a fatal attack last Friday on a team of WFP workers. WFP spokesman in Eth...
By benim
In East Africa
Dec 13th, 2010
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Thousands of Somalis are arbitrarily arrested and unlawfully detained every year in the Somali region of Ethiopia. The prisoners are housed in military bases, federal prisons, regional and local prisons, and unofficial detention facilities. According to a report titled Collective Punishment published...