Al shabaab claimed burning of two battle-wagons belonging to Ethiopian troops after ambush attack near Bardere city in Gedo region, south-west of Somalia on Wednesday afternoon.
The attack occurred at El Iaan village, when fighters from Al shabaab waylaid the Ethiopian army convoy with rocked propelled grenades (RPGs), resulting hours-long firefight between the two sides, according to the residents. Allafrica.com - Thu 8 October - Traduire
For the first time in history, a sitting African president will be summoned to give evidence in person before the British High Court. Ismail Omar Guelleh, the long-standing president of Djibouti is set to travel to London next month to testify in a long drawn-out trial involving his millionaire compatriot, former ally and now rival Abdourahman Boreh. Allafrica.com - Thu 8 October - Traduire
A 1.4 billion dollar agreement for the building of a petrol pipeline which will connect Ethiopia and Djibouti has finally been signed. The agreement was made between the two countries, along with the Black Rhino Group. The two countries have been looking at Black Rhino's proposal since 2014. ADDIS FORTUNE - Thu 8 October - Traduire
Djibouti's president Ismail Guelleh will find out in the coming days whether he has to appear as a witness at a High Court case in London. If so, he becomes the first head of state called to an English court in nearly four centuries. The East African - Thu 8 October - Traduire
The deputy governor of Hiiraan regional administration Sheikh Hussein Osman has strongly denied disagreement between Ethiopian and Djibouti troops of AMISOM contingents currently operating in the region.
Speaking to Radio Shabelle on the phone, Mr Osman said: "There is no basically any dispute between the two forces over the joint military operations against Al shabaab fighters in Hiiraan province." Allafrica.com - Thu 8 October - Traduire