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Twelve-year-old Barwako and her family are relocating to Italy under the Humanitarian Corridors Programme.
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Fri, 8 Dec 2017 00:00:01 GMT

Ethiopia rolls out new biometric system to enhance registration of refugees
The new system is another step forward for Ethiopia towards its commitment to deliver better protection and assistance to refugees

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 00:00:01 GMT

Ethiopia embarks on ambitious roadmap to further the protection of refugees
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - The Government of Ethiopia today formally launched the Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework (CRRF), effectively paving the way for the implementation of the nine pledges it...

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 00:00:01 GMT

Farming together reaps multiple benefits for refugees and their South Sudanese hosts
A farming project that ropes in both refugees and their hosts has brought food security and cohesion to the two communities

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 00:00:01 GMT

Ethiopia: With historic registration drive, refugees mark life's most vital events
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Fri, 3 Nov 2017 00:00:01 GMT

New Ethiopia policy helps refugees legally document life events
Refugees can now receive birth, death and marriage certificates, a historic first that will give them better access to services.

Fri, 3 Nov 2017 00:00:01 GMT

In a historic first, Ethiopia begins civil registration for refugees
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, welcomes the launch of civil registration for refugees in Ethiopia. Starting today, all refugees in the country will be able to register their vital life events, including...

Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:01 GMT

South Sudanese teenager dreams of taking to the skies
Nyahok Reath has her heart set on becoming a pilot and she is determined to complete her education to achieve her ambition.

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 00:00:01 GMT

UNHCR thrust into the "politics of crumbs" as efforts to integrate refugees resisted
Efforts to foster peaceful co-existence and local integration of refugees in South Africa continue despite challenges of recurring violence and discrimination

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 00:00:01 GMT

Refugee team competes in World Athletics Championships
Five athletes heading from Kenya to the IAAF championships in London will be the first refugees to take part in the competition.

Thu, 3 Aug 2017 00:00:01 GMT

UNHCR chief urges African leaders to tackle displacement
In an address to members of the African Union, Filippo Grandi calls on governments to end the conflicts that cause millions to flee.

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 00:00:01 GMT

Dreams of glory drive Eritrean refugee cycle team in Ethiopia
Six refugees separated while in exile find hope in cycling as they rebuild their friendship in Addis Ababa.

Thu, 18 May 2017 00:00:01 GMT

UNHCR says death risk from starvation in Horn of Africa, Yemen, Nigeria growing, displacement already rising
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is warning today that the risk of mass deaths from starvation among populations in the Horn of Africa, Yemen and Nigeria is growing. This warning is in light of droughts that...

Tue, 11 Apr 2017 00:00:01 GMT

Hungry and desperate, thousands of Somalis trek to Ethiopia
Menaced by Al Shabab militants and a worsening drought, thousands of Somalis are abandoning the land to seek refuge in neighbouring Ethiopia.

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 00:00:01 GMT

Statement by Ambassador Mohamed Abdi Affey at the special session of IGAD Ministerial Committee on Durable Solutions for Somali Refugees
UNHCR Special Envoy appeals for urgent action to stabilize Somalia, and create conditions that are conducive to safe and sustainable voluntary return

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:01 GMT
Above: Trinity, a 3-person acrobatic troupe from Ethiopia. Picture taken during the Philadelphia visit of UniverSoul Circus, during Oct and Nov 2015 click here.
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"In 1944, WWII African-American veterans set up a flying school in Addis Ababa. The nation acquired a few aircraft through military aid from the US and UK; and the school had 75 students by 1946.

Sweden agreed to assist and appointed Count Carl Gustaf von Rosen click here as head of the newly formed Imperial Ethiopian Air Force (IEAF).

In a war against Somalia, in 1977, "One F-5E pilot captured was Legesse Teferra, the most claiming 2 Somali MIG kills. His F-5E was shot down while overflying an area thought to be in control by Ethiopian forces. He was captured by the local Somali population and was turned over to then Somali army commander of the region, Colonel Abdullahi Yusuf who later became President of Somalia."
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At Least 50 Migrants Drown as Smuggler Throws Them Into Sea
The victims had fled Ethiopia and Somalia, facing acute hunger, and were headed for Yemen, one of the world’s most dangerous war zones.

Fleeing Hardship, Then Pushed Into Sea, They Landed in a Country at War
Migrants from Somalia and Ethiopia, forced overboard from two boats last week, came ashore in war-torn Yemen. They were hoping to find work in the countries of the Persian Gulf.

For Ethiopia’s Underemployed Youth, Life Can Center on a Leaf
About half of Ethiopia’s youth are thought to chew khat, a psychotropic leaf. Officials consider such widespread use of the drug, blamed on a lack of work, “a huge problem” for the country’s future.

India’s Barefoot Lawyers
In India’s rural villages, few people seek the protection of law because lawyers are distant and expensive. Now paralegals are coming to help.

Over One Million South Sudanese Flee From Violence to Uganda
The daily exodus of villagers escaping armed conflict, hunger and sexual violence prompted the U.N. refugee agency to urge international action.

News feed from Cyber Ethiopia

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Ethiopia – Dissidents Targeted with new commercial spyware
By Bill Marczak, Geoffrey Alexander, Sarah McKune, John Scott-Railton, and Ron Deibert originally published by CitizenLab December 5, 2017 Key Findings This report describes how Ethiopian dissidents in the US, UK, and other countries were targeted with emails containing sophisticated commercial spyware posing as Adobe Flash updates and PDF plugins. Targets include a US-based Ethiopian diaspora media outlet, the Oromia Media [...]

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 08:52:23 +0000

Ethiopia among the 3 worst abusers of Internet Freedom
For the third consecutive year, China was the world’s worst abuser of internet freedom, followed by Syria and Ethiopia. The country, ruled since 1991 by the authoritarian Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), has long been a darling of democratic donors, who portray it as a haven of economic progress and stability in an insecure [...]

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 16:33:34 +0000

World Health Organization Board: I told you Tedros Adhanom is an Empty Suit…!
Originally posted on Al Mariam’s Blog Last week, Tedros Adhanom, Director-General of the World Health Organization, nominated Robert Mugabe, the 93 year-old president of Zimbabwe as that organization’s Goodwill Ambassador for Noncommunciable Diseases, a position currently held by former N.Y. City mayor Michael Bloomberg. WHO ambassadorships are often given to “well-known personalities from the worlds of arts, [...]

Thu, 26 Oct 2017 15:45:12 +0000

Ethiopia and the United States: Can the Crisis be Prevented? – Dawit W Giorgis
The simmering crisis in Ethiopia has reached a boiling point. It is extremely  serious and every person who has watched Ethiopia closely knows that. It is not simply about repression and extrajudicial killings, stifling of freedom of expression, but most of all it is about ethnic politics; a minority government, representing in theory  6% of [...]

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 23:38:10 +0000

Is Ethiopia’s Digital War Worth it?
Note from the Editor: It is to be recalled that Ethiopia was the first country in sub-Saharan Africa to actively engage in political censorship of the Internet. Since May 2006, the then top five most popular Ethiopian web sites (including CyberEthiopia) and several blogs have been blocked across the nation with the apparent objective is to prevent [...]

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 22:28:27 +0000
Daughters of Ethiopia attending a dinner celebrating Senegal in Jun 2012 in Philadelphia. This event was additionally an information session on HIV/AIDS presented by son of Senegal Mr Amadou Diagne (shown standing at right) and sponsored by the pharmaceutical company Gilead. Map and flag from Wikipedia.

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