Ethiopia: International Effort to Help the Country Shoulder its Refugee Burden - AllAfrica.com

Addis Ababa — A concerned-looking group of refugees gather around a young woman grimacing and holding her stomach, squatting with her back against a tree. But this is no refugee camp, rather the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) compound just off a busy ...

Ethiopia sinking deeper into crisis - Caj News Africa

Estimates say that over 400 Oromo protesters were killed in November 2015, and thousands others arrested by Ethiopian security forces during the protests. From ADANE BIKILA in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ADDIS ABABA, (CAJ News) – A state of emergency ...

Ethiopia says 2000 arrested and released in emergency - Chicago Tribune

Migrants from Ethiopia cross their arms to symbolize the protest of the Ethiopian Oromo community against the government as they celebrate leaving the Calais "Jungle" camp, in Calais, northern France, on October 24, 2016. (Philippe Huguen/ AFP/Getty ...

COP22: King Mohammed VI Postpones His Visit to Ethiopia - Morocco World News

Rabat – King Mohammed VI has postponed his visit to Ethiopia. A statement from the Royal Cabinet said that the sovereign would make Addis Ababa the first step in a second phase of the King's African tour after the COP22. According to the statement from ...

Chinese language training commences to ease difficulties incoming Chinese face in Ethiopia - Xinhua

Confucius Institute of China in Collaboration with the Chinese Embassy in Ethiopia offers a Chinese Language training program for 70 Ethiopian Airlines staff members at the Chinese Embassy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopian capital. (Xinhua/Michael Tewelde).

Five cities leading on climate action - Deutsche Welle

With more of the world now living in urban as opposed to rural areas, the need for sustainable infrastructure has never been greater. Some cities are rising to the challenge in interesting ways. Deutschland Essen wird European Green Capital 2017 ...

Ethiopia: State of Emergency Risks New Abuses - Human Rights Watch

(Nairobi) –An Ethiopian government directive under a state of emergency contains overly broad and vague provisions that risk triggering a human rights crisis, Human Rights Watch said today in a legal analysis. The government should promptly repeal or ...

Ethiopia: Slums in the city center slowly disappearing - africanews

The Ethiopian government wants to do two things at once. Ridding the capital city Addis Ababa of its slums, and providing housing for three million inhabitants of the capital. ADVERTISING. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads · inRead invented by ...

In Ethiopia, tin-roofed shacks make way for high-rises - Africa Review (satire) (registration) (blog)

Getnesh Amare with her son near her home in the Casanches neighbourhood of Addis Ababa on July 22, 2016. PHOTO | AFP. KARIM LEBHOUR Sunday, October 30 2016 at 12:31 comment. Surrounded by the rubble of her former neighbours' homes, ...

Moroccan King to Visit Ethiopia, Plans to Rejoin AU - Ezega

Moroccan King October 29, 2016 - King Mohammed VI of Morocco is set to pay a visit to Addis Ababa to drum up support for the Kingdom's bid to return to the African Union (AU). According to information The Reporter obtained from the Ethiopian Embassy in ...

Sudan and Ethiopia sign security cooperation agreement - Sudan Tribune

October 29, 2016 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan and Ethiopia Saturday have signed in Addis Ababa a memorandum of understanding providing to enhance joint security and military cooperation between the two neighbouring countries to fight terrorism. The signing ...

HRW: Legal Analysis of Ethiopia's State of Emergency - Tadias Magazine

An Ethiopian government directive under a state of emergency contains overly broad and vague provisions that risk triggering a human rights crisis, Human Rights Watch said today in a legal analysis. The government should promptly repeal or revise all ...

Ethiopia 'releases 2 000' arrested under state of emergency - News24

Addis Ababa - State-controlled media in Ethiopia on Monday reported the release of around 2 000 people arrested since the imposition of a state of emergency earlier this month. The Fana Broadcasting Corporate said "about 2 000" prisoners, suspected of ...

The State of Emergency in Ethiopia and Aid Worker Security - ReliefWeb

Ethiopia had witnessed months of often violent protests, but the week of demonstrations leading up to the state of emergency declaration saw increasingly violent protests spreading, raising security concerns among humanitarian organisations. This blog ...

Ethiopia says 2000 arrested and released in emergency - Daily Mail

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — An Ethiopian official said 2,000 people have been detained and later released under the country's state of emergency that was declared on October 8, 2016. The remarks came amid local media reports that thousands of ...

Ethiopia Moves to 'Rehabilitate' Opposition Protesters - Voice of America

A policeman attempts to control protesters chanting slogans during a demonstration over what they say is unfair distribution of wealth in the country at Meskel Square in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa, Aug. 6, 2016. Share. Share on Facebook · Share on ...

Ethiopia state of emergency rules largely flouts international law - HRW - africanews

The state of emergency imposed by the Ethiopian government has measures that are in clear breach of international law, according to a legal analysis of the October 9 directive carried out by Human Rights Watch (HRW). HRW in a statement published on ...

Ethiopia releases 2000 prisoners, promises political dialogue - Africa Times

Ethiopian officials have released 2,000 people detained during recent weeks of violent protests amid the nation's current state of emergency. Minister of Defense Siraj Fegessa, speaking at a press briefing on Sunday, declined to say how many people in ...

Ethiopia's state of emergency silences aid workers — and some of their work - Devex

The Ethiopian government's recently imposed state of emergency, which followed months of clashes between political protesters and security forces, has imposed new curfews, limited the movement of civilians and diplomats and outlawed opposition media.

Ethiopia Frees 2000 People Arrested During State of Emergency, Retrieves 1500 Weapons - Zegabi

Ethiopian authorities have released about 2,000 individuals who were detained after a state of emergency was declared in the country earlier this month in response to months of violent anti-government protests. The group, who were initially detained on ...