Tag Archives: Ethiopia

12 August 17

UN: 50 migrants from Somalia, Ethiopia ‘deliberately drowned’ by smugglers

The UN migration agency says up to 50 migrants from Somalia and Ethiopia were “deliberately drowned” off the coast of Yemen on Wednesday.

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03 August 17

Somalia: Ethiopia to help Somali troops reclaim town from Al-Shabaab

Ethiopian troops are being deployed to aid Somali’s army in reclaiming a town from Islamist militant groups Al-Shabaab. According to reports, the Ethiopian contingent has arrived in the city of Baidoa and will assist local forces with retaking the town
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30 July 17

What will Ethiopia be like after state of emergency?

Last week, Ethiopia voted to lift the state of emergency that had been in place since October last year. The status was held in place for a period of ten months after the initial six-month spell was extended and civil
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29 July 17

Ethiopia ends state of emergency

Ethiopia’s parliament on Friday voted to end the country’s state emergency, ten months after imposing it.

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21 July 17

Ethiopia frees 114 Somali prisoners

Ethiopia has released more than 110 Somali prisoners following a diplomatic agreement between the two countries.

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14 July 17

Will job for Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia stop the influx to Europe?

Last year, the World Bank teamed up with the United Kingdom and European Union to devise a new approach to the migrant crisis in Ethiopia. The Horn of Africa nation is home to more than 160,000 refugees from Eritrea but this
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26 June 17

Ethiopia, Uganda praised for their refugee policies

Ethiopia and Uganda are being praised for their “open door” refugee policies in what the UN describes as “the largest humanitarian crisis” in its history.

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22 June 17

Ethiopia named as world’s most welcoming country

Ethiopia has been named as the world’s most welcoming country in an open poll on popular travel site Rough Guides.

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19 June 17

Eritrea blames US for border conflict that killed 70,000

Eritrea President Isaias Afwerki has blamed the US for a border conflict with Ethiopia that killed an estimated 70,000 people between 1998 and 2000.

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15 June 17

Ethiopia corrects reports on food aid shortage

Ethiopia today moved to correct reports suggesting it will run out of emergency food aid for 7.8 million people by the end of June.

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