Ethiopian National Defence Forces (ENDF)

US and Ethiopia train AMISOM soldiers

Monday, March 20, 2017 @ 10:22 pm

(Vanguardngr) The U.S. and Ethiopia Military on Monday began training soldiers from the African Union mission in Somalia (AMISOM) aimed at countering the threat from the radical Islamist group al-Shabaab. The Justified Accord Exercise 2017, the [...]

Ethiopia: The Military – The One at Stake

Monday, September 5, 2016 @ 3:18 am

(Yeshitila Zewdie) “It’s so hard to forget pain, but it’s even harder to remember sweetness. We have no scar to show for happiness. We learn so little from peace.” – Chuck Palahniuk Article 87(3) of the FDRE constitution reads [...]

Ethiopia Eritrea clash: What we know and What we think we know

Sunday, June 19, 2016 @ 5:57 pm

This week the World Wide Web was awash with an Ethio-Eritrean matter. Conflict, that is. The only mutual agenda the two had for a decade and a half. Last Sunday, the two countries clashed on the border. It was deemed one of the biggest since the end [...]

Eritrea confirmed fighting on border with Ethiopia

Monday, June 13, 2016 @ 12:15 am

The Eritrean government has just issued a statement confirming the heavy fighting on the border with Ethiopia. Fighting broke out between Ethiopian and Eritrean armies on Sunday, as HornAffairs reported earlier. The conflict is on Tsorena area, [...]

Update-1|Breaking| Heavy fighting on Ethiopia Eritrea border

Sunday, June 12, 2016 @ 3:12 pm

(Adds mid-day developments) A heavy fighting is going on the Tsorena front of Ethiopian Eritrean border, multiple sources confirmed to HornAffairs. Fighting in the Tsorena area of the border started since 5 am at dawn and it is still ongoing. The [...]

Ethiopian troops surrounded S. Sudanese child abductors: Official

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 @ 8:38 pm

Ethiopian troops identified and surrounded the areas where South Sudanese gunmen are keeping the abducted children, officials say. The children were abducted after thousands South Sudanese gunmen attacked in Ethiopia’s western region Gambella. [...]

PM: 108 Ethiopian children abducted by S.Sudanese armed men

Sunday, April 17, 2016 @ 8:50 pm

Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn confirmed 108 children are being held hostage, in his first statement since the attack by Sudan Sudanese armed men. A heavily armed group from the Murle tribe of South Sudan attacked several districts of Gambella [...]

The secret to Ethiopia’s counter-terrorism success

Saturday, August 1, 2015 @ 10:10 pm

After the fanfare accorded to the United States President Barack Obama by Kenya, the last stop was Ethiopia. Of grand symbolic importance, Obama’s visit to East Africa was clearly historic, as he is the first sitting US president to do so. A [...]

Ethiopian, Eritrean armies clashed on multiple points

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 @ 7:18 pm

Tension remains high on Ethiopian and Eritrea border after a series of clashes in mid-March. The situation deteriorated on the second weekend of the month (March 14 or 15) following a surprise attack by Eritrean military around Badme area. Several [...]

Ethiopian Defense Forces: Efficiency for less

Thursday, March 5, 2015 @ 7:52 pm

About a year ago, I paid a visit to Somalia, the war-torn Horn of African nation which hasn’t seen a functional government since the beginning of the 1990s. I had the privilege of visiting several government offices and had numerous meetings with [...]
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