Cambodia: CMAC director general discusses demining cooperation with delegates from African countries

Heng Ratana, director general of the Cambodian Mine Action Center, met with delegates from 5 African countries to discuss demining cooperation. The meeting was held at the CMAC headquarters in Phnom Penh on Monday. The delegates consisted of Mike Rashid Fulla Read More …

Somalia, Ethiopia ink defense cooperation deal to counter terrorism

The defense ministers of Somalia and Ethiopia have signed a new memorandum of understanding (MoU) to strengthen their defense cooperation and joint efforts to promote peace and security in the Horn of Africa. The MoU, which was signed in Addis Read More …

Ethiopian security forces arrest Boko Haram, al-Shabab linked suspects

Ethiopian security forces have arrested a number of Boko Haram and al-Shabab terror groups linked suspects, local officials said Saturday. The Sidama Region Peace and Security Bureau said in a press statement that the suspects were caught red-handed while planning Read More …

United States Partners with the Ministry of Interior to Enhance Regional Preparedness for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Emergencies.

Nairobi, September 18, 2023 – The United States partnered with the Ministry of Interior and National Administration to enhance regional preparedness for chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) emergencies through a multi-country workshop on September 13 and 14 in Naivasha. Read More …

Ethiopia says it foiled al-Shabab attack near border with Somalia

Ethiopia says it foiled a suicide attack by the armed group al-Shabab at a border town with Somalia. The Ethiopian army “stopped the attackers in their tracks before they could wreak havoc” in the Ethiopia-Somalia border town of Somali Region Read More …

Somalia: At Least 10 Killed in Al-Shabab Attack of Town on Somalia-Ethiopia Border

At least 10 people were killed and more than 20 others injured Friday when al-Shabab extremists attacked a town that sits on the Somali side of the border with Ethiopia, according to witnesses and officials. “The militants launched a surprise Read More …

Somalia: Al-Shabaab terrorists attack Ethiopian troops in Gedo region

Casualties are feared as two roadside blasts targeted an Ethiopian military convoy in Somalia’s southwestern Gedo region on Thursday, a security official said. The attack took place between the towns of Luq and Shatalow, the official said, adding that investigation Read More …

Ethiopia arrests four over hotel bomb attack in Harar

Ethiopian authorities have arrested four suspects in connection with the Sunday bomb attack at a hotel in the historic city of Harar. In a statement on Tuesday, Harari Regional State Police Commissioner, Nesri Zekerya, said that the four suspects are Read More …

Ethiopia appeals for International support to combat landmines

The government of Ethiopia appealed for international support in its effort to eradicate the Anti-Personnel Mines legacy concealed in different parts of the country as a result of previous armed conflicts. The appeal for support includes financial and technical assistance, Read More …