Ethiopia hosts the highest number of refugees in Africa, a large number of whom are fleeing neighbouring Eritrea.
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - After Syrians and Afghans, Eritreans comprise the third largest group to cross the Mediterranean Sea.
They are aware that their lives are at great risk during
By Petros Tesfagiorgis
According to the daily paper Metro dated February 29, 2016 the world witnessed the French police tearing down the Jungle in Calais/France while the refugees fought back with the help of activists, resulting in burning of tents and properties. The French Government is
To mark World Day Against Cyber-Censorship, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is today launching Operation Collateral Freedom #2, in which it is unblocking access to websites that are censored in five countries and is unveiling the RSF Censorship Detector app.
The aim of this operation – the
European Parliament resolution on the situation in Eritrea (2016/2599(RSP))
The European Parliament,– having regard to its previous resolutions on Eritrea, in particular those of 7 February 2002(1), 18 November 2004(2) and 15 September 2011(3) on the human rights situation in the country, including the case of Dawit Isaak,
– having regard
A young Eritrean woman who fled to the UK after her father was arrested for his political activities in her home country will receive an award for helping and inspiring other migrants and refugees.
Her award comes as the number of Eritreans granted protection in the
ዑቕባይ ገብረመድህን (ከምብሪጅ፡ ማሳቹሰትስ፡ ሰ.ኣ.)
መጋቢት(March) 5፡ 2016
``ግድነት ሽግር ኪህሉ እንተ ድኣ ኾይኑ፡ ኣብ ግዜይ ይኹን፣ ውላደይ ሰላም ምእንቲ ኪህልዎ።`` (“If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace.”) -Thomas Paine (***ምስጢር ናይዚ ጥቕሲ ድሕሪ ናጽነት ብወለዲ ፍጹም
By Aaron Maasho
ADDIS ABABA, March 4 (Reuters) - Six Ethiopian athletes are being investigated for doping, the general secretary of the Ethiopian Athletics Federation told Reuters on Friday.
Bililign Mekoya said blood samples from the unnamed athletes had returned "suspicious results".
"We have six athletes who have
Hassan al-Turabi, the Sudanese opposition leader who helped bring President Omar al-Bashir to power, has died at 84 in the capital Khartoum.
A hospital source told AFP news agency he had suffered a heart attack.
Mr Turabi was a key ally of Mr Bashir when he took
By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
March 4, 2016 (ADDIS ABABA) – Eritrean government has released dozens of Ethiopians who were recently abducted by a group of armed men from Eritrea, sources told Sudan Tribune on Friday.
The kidnapped Ethiopians were freed only a few days after Addis Ababa warned
“The resolution of the dispute between Eritrea and my country will depend on the release of Djiboutian
soldiers,” Guelleh said on Monday in Doha during his three-day visit to Qatar, the mediator in the dispute between Eritrea and Djibouti.
The president made the remarks during his meeting