Afar Region

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 30th, 2014
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ARDUF ARDUF has learnt that TPLF/EPRDF regime has recently ordered its racist paramilitary forces to invade Ammih-baxa, district, zone 3, of Afar Regional State to arbitrary arrest and indiscriminately kill any person who disagree with and express their dissatisfaction with Federal Government’s...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 15th, 2013
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Photo: Kristy Siegfried/IRIN Children in pastoral regions often seasonally migrate with their families (file photo) ADDIS ABABA,  (IRIN) – Thousands of children in the pastoral regions of Ethiopia are dropping out of school despite government and donor efforts to bring schools closer to them. R...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 10th, 2013
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Ethiopian police have arrested two men suspected of involvement in the murder of an Austrian rafter shot dead during an apparent robbery of his travel group, an official from the force said on Thursday. The 27-year-old man was killed as he camped on the banks of the Blue Nile river on Sunday in a rem...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 8th, 2012
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IndepthAfrica – In 1991 the EPLF backed transitional government of Eritrea and the TPLF backed transitional government of Ethiopia, agreed to set up a commission to look into any problems that arose between the two former war time allies over the foreseen independence of Eritrea. This commissio...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 17th, 2012
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Addis Ababa – Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi accused Eritrea on Tuesday of abducting dozens of Ethiopian miners from the country’s northwest, in a potential escalation of tension between the arch-enemies. Ethiopian troops crossed into the Red Sea state last month and attacked what ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 16th, 2012
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Addis Ababa – Eritrea said on Friday an attack by Ethiopian forces inside its territory was provocative but would not “entrap” it, signalling reluctance to be sucked back into armed conflict with its bitter foe. Ethiopia said on Thursday its troops raided three military bases in the...
By IndepthAfrica
In Press Releases
Jan 24th, 2012
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It is with chock and great discomfort we heard the news of killing and kidnapping of tourists in tAfar People’s Party (APP) consistently and persistently condemns the killing of innocent tourists.he Afar region of Ethiopia. Afar People’s Party (APP) consistently and persistently condemns the killing ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 19th, 2012
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Addis Ababa – Ethiopian security forces on Thursday were searching for gunmen who killed five European tourists and kidnapped at least two others and two guides in an attack it blamed on arch-rival Eritrea. “We are working on how to respond to the attack… there are security operator...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 18th, 2012
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by Tedla Asfaw I hear the sad news of the death of five tourists early Monday Ethiopian time in the Afar region of Ethiopia. As a person who worked in that part of Ethiopia in the 1980s and knowing the people and geography very well I cannot be silent on the loss of innocent lives. […]...
By IndepthAfrica
In Press Releases
Jan 18th, 2012
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ROME, Italy, January 18, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — On Minister Giulio Terzi’s instructions, Ambassador to Addis Ababa Renzo Rosso has urgently requested a meeting with the Ethiopian Foreign Minister for the purpose of obtaining a complete and detailed account of the tragic ...