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By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 18th, 2013
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By Yilma Bekele Today it is said that there are over a quarter of a million Ethiopians in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The vast majority are young economic refugees working as maids, chauffeurs, and house servants. Women outnumber men and judging by the conditions in Ethiopian it is safe to say most ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jul 16th, 2013
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By Kidane Brehane, IndepthAfrica Saudi: Dr. Mutlaq Al-Hazmi the trustees at Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry has said, it is unfeasible to prevent recruitment of housemaids from Ethiopia. Al-Hazmi was reacting to the interest made by some natives taking after lethal unlawful acts bound by Ethi...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 21st, 2013
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Khaled Almaeena Lately, there have been news items about Ethiopians committing crimes and infiltrating the southern borders of the Kingdom. Many writers in the Arabic press have gone ballistic and while commenting on these incidents have said things that have clearly hurt the sentiments of the Ethiop...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Mar 14th, 2013
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Ethiopian Ambassador Mohammed Hassan has said the embassy, after consultations with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, is considering filing lawsuits against a number of Saudis and media organizations on charges of defaming his countrymen. The ambassador told Al-Hayat newspaper on Wednesday that as a r...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Mar 2nd, 2013
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Three Ethiopian infiltrators were killed in a shootout with security officers who were raiding several suspicious locations in the border region. At least 58 overstayers who tried to flee the scene awere arrested. One security officer was injured in the exchange of fire. Seventy-one infiltrators were...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Dec 9th, 2012
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By: Arab News, Khalid Alnowaiser I realize that this is another very sensitive subject, but I would like to make two important points in order to dispel any confusion or misunderstanding. When I discuss a matter having religious implications, I do not mean to criticize the divine Islamic religion its...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 23rd, 2012
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“Developing countries do want to develop and become modern. This requires the economic wherewithal. Oil becomes a major provider of wealth that is capable of transforming a backward underdeveloped country into a modern country and society. Several developing countries in and outside Africa have latel...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 15th, 2012
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JEDDAH – Ethiopia is facilitating procedures to send 45,000 maids to the Kingdom every month, an informed source at the Ethiopian Embassy in Saudi Arabia has said. Ethiopian housemaids have been high in demand after the Kingdom stopped recruiting housemaids from four countries, including Kenya, becau...