The Issa-Somalis tribe waging a coordinated and well-planned attack since December 25, 2018, inQunxafaoqo, Gadamaytu, and Qadaytu the illegal settlements killing several civilians and police forces.
The Afar Forum bi-annual Conference was held in Brussels, from July 26-28, 2018. The conference under the theme Bridging the Gap: Current Opportunities and Challenges Facing the Afar People.
Afar Forum announces the newly elected Executive Committee for the 2017-2019 term. The Executive Committee election was held during the annual general member meeting on Saturday, April 15, 2017, in Cologne, Germany. The annual general member meeting was a success with representatives from across Europe.
Mr. Chehem Ahmed Houmad, the Wazir of Tadjourah and the traditional leader of the Afars wasarrested in Djibouti on November 5, 2015, after arriving from France. The Wazir has been undermedical care in France for heart conditions for past few years.