Last month, the central government and a rebel organization, the United Western Somali Liberation Front (UWSLF
) which has been fighting for the independence of the ethnic Somali region of Ethiopia, signed a peace accord that brought an end to a two decade-long armed struggle of the front.
By Tesfa-Alem Tekle August 5, 2010 (ADDIS ABABA) -- The Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) and the United Western Somali Liberation Front (UWSLF
) have vowed to engage themselves in developmental activities, for the prevalence of peace of the country in general and to the people of Somali state in particular.
The breakthrough accord between the government of Ethiopia and the United Western Somali Liberation Front (UWSLF
) was signed in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, in the presence of high ranking government officials, diplomats, representatives of African Union and the United Nations.