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BY HARUN MARUF | VOA NEWS Islamic State militants in Somalia say they will release jihadist materials in Amharic — a step unmistakably aimed at winning recruits in restive, neighboring Ethiopia. The announcement came in the form of a three-minute video released last month by pro-Islamic State sites and endorsed by the official IS media.… The post Islamic Militants in Somalia Look to Ethiopia appeared first on TesfaNews.

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BY NATNAEL YEBIO Match day five of the CECAFA under-15 boys challenge cup began with the early kick off between Burundi and Kenya. Both teams, confident from their previous two wins, were looking to record their third and put one foot in the semi-finals. In a windy afternoon at the stadium surprise packages of the… The post CECAFA U15: Match Day 5 Recap appeared first on TesfaNews.

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BY ABDIQANI HASSAN | REUTERS Kismayo airport in southern Somalia refused to allow an Ethiopian plane to land on Monday, a witness said, amid heightened tensions between the federal government and the regional leadership ahead of elections on Thursday. Somalia’s central government said on Saturday it would not recognize the result of an upcoming vote… The post Kenya, Ethiopia Proxy War Over Jubaland Election, Refuses Ethiopian Plane to Land appeared first on TesfaNews.

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BY NATNAEL YEBIO The CECAFA under-15 tournament currently underway in Asmara, Eritrea is beginning to take shape with the boy’s competition heading into its fourth day of matches. Monday saw Uganda take on Tanzania. Uganda had won their opening match against Ethiopia on Saturday, a match that witnessed the stark difference in physic between both… The post CECAFA U15: Match Day 4 Recap appeared first on TesfaNews.

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BY AGGREY MUTAMBO | THE EAST AFRICAN Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s year-long tenure in office has been punctuated with reforms and a departure from the inward-looking policies of his predecessors Hailemariam Desalegn and Meles Zenawi. But now the coming elections of 2020 could test his political staying power. Dr Abiy is the leader of… The post Will Reforms, Eritrean Deal Save Abiy in 2020? appeared first on TesfaNews.

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BY NATNAEL YEBIO Match day three of the CECAFA under 15 tournament saw Kenya take on Sudan for their second match. After having convincingly won their first match 3-0 against Somalia, Kenya were looking forward to record their second win. Sudan playing their first match of the tournament couldn’t simply avoid the fate the Somali’s… The post CECAFA U15: Match Day 3 Recap appeared first on TesfaNews.

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BY NATNAEL YEBIO Matchday two of the Cecafa U15 tournament currently underway in Eritrea saw Uganda take on Ethiopia in the early kickoff. Under the typical winter weather of Asmara, Uganda national team came out on top with a resounding 3-0 thumping of their opponents. While the age of some of their top players of… The post CECAFA U15: Match Day 2 Recap appeared first on TesfaNews.

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BY RORY JACKSON / SUPERYACHT NEWS It is all well and good talking about getting off the beaten track, but for many getting off the beaten track simply means trying out another luxury location that happens to be less frequented by the contingent that like to stick to the tried and tested cruising ground of… The post Eritrea to Welcome its First Superyacht appeared first on TesfaNews.

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The aim of the U-15 tournament is to develop talents at the grassroots level which is the basic stage in the development of a player. BY NATNAEL YEBIO W. The first of its kind under-15 football tournament officially kicked off in Asmara, Eritrea, yesterday with Host nation Eritrea taking on Burundi. Participating national teams begun counting… The post CECAFE U15: Africa’s Future Stars appeared first on TesfaNews.

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“If UNHCR in Ethiopia and Sudan worked correctly, no one would want to come to Libya” BY SALLY HAYDEN | IRIN NEWS* An internal UN refugee agency investigation into allegations of corruption in its Sudan resettlement operations has determined that a staff member abused their power by soliciting bribes from refugees. UNHCR spokesperson Cécile Pouilly… The post UNHCR Staff Members Solicited Bribes from Refugees: UN Probe appeared first on TesfaNews.