Maid

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 18th, 2014
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The Ethiopian maid who tried to kill her sponsor’s three children with a machete has reportedly confessed to the crime. Dubai Attorney General Issam Issa Al Humaidan said she had admitted that the attack on the two girls and one boy was premeditated. She is alleged to have poured boiling water and re...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 2nd, 2014
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By Maryam Alyammahi, emirates247 An Ethiopian housemaid in Sharjah who works for an Emirati family served them lunch with crushed glass. She was, of course, found out and arrested by the police. The incident happened when the head of the family, O.M, 40-years old, was the first to arrive home after a...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Sep 30th, 2013
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An Ethiopian housemaid committed suicide at the women’s ward of the Abyar Ali Penitentiary in Madinah on Friday. The domestic worker had been in prison since the end of August, a local daily reported Saturday. “The 23-year-old inmate was found hanging by her head scarf at about 8 a.m. She was immedia...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Aug 18th, 2013
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An Ethiopian housemaid committed a suicide by hanging herself inside the bathroom at her employer’s house in the Gulf Kingdom, police said on Saturday. The Saudi employer found the maid, in her 30s, hanging in the bathroom at his house in the eastern Saudi province of Ihsa, they said. “Forensic exami...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Aug 13th, 2013
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Ashwaq Al-Tuwairqi MAKKAH — A 17-year-old Ethiopian housemaid who stabbed her employer several times in Makkah called her home country just before the attack last week, a local police station told Okaz/Saudi Gazette. The victim was stabbed in the hands, neck, chest, and shoulders but survived, source...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jul 30th, 2013
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Saudi Arabian police have spoken out in defence of Ethiopian maids working in the kingdom, describing accusations against them as “exaggerated” and unnecessarily causing panic among households. A spate of allegations accusing Ethiopian maids of murdering children in their care led the Saudi governmen...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jul 25th, 2013
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By Kidane Brehane, IndepthAfrica Saudi – Ethiopian authorities has canceled 40,000 work visas for maids intended for Saudi Arabia and has now completely halted offering any manpower. The decision apparently came in retaliation for the Saudi government’s decision last week to impose a temporary ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Apr 17th, 2013
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A maid who abandoned her newborn in a deserted house in the UAE has been jailed for a year. Dibba Criminal Court handed down the sentence to the Ethiopian woman after finding her guilty of an illegal affair and endangering the life of her baby boy. She had left the child in an empty building [&hellip...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Apr 10th, 2013
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An Ethiopian housemaid went into the bathroom at her employer’s house in Saudi Arabia, left the shower running, tied a rope to her neck and hanged herself, a newspaper in the Gulf Kingdom reported on Wednesday. The Saudi family, suspecting there is something wrong after the maid’s long stay inside, b...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Mar 25th, 2013
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A 23-year-old Ethiopian housemaid was admitted to Al Qasimi Hospital on Sunday afternoon after receiving first and second degree burns. The woman was rushed to the hospital by a female friend when her health state had deteriorated. The duty doctor at Al Qasimi Hospital reported the incident to the po...