Mar 8th, 2014
By Efrat Lachter, haaretz Deporting Eritrean refugees in Israel to Ethiopia would condemn them to a life of misery – harrowing insights from a camp in northern Ethiopia. Sixteen kilograms of wheat, a kilogram and a half of lentils, 950 grams of cooking oil, one handful of salt, one handful of s...
Nov 15th, 2012
Source: member // Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) NRC prefabricated shelter assembled and ready for mud plastering, which will be carried out by the beneficiaries themselves with support and supervision from NRC staff. Photo: NRC/Karoline Røsholm Eckroth The sounds of hammering, electric saw and Soma...
Jul 2nd, 2012
NAIROBI, Kenya – A pro-government Somali militia group said Monday that it had rescued four aid workers who were kidnapped by gunmen from a refugee camp in Kenya last Friday. At least one of aid workers is Canadian. Abdinasir Serar, a representative with the Ras Kamboni militia in Somalia, said...
In East Africa
Jul 1st, 2012
Kenyan officials appealed for calm last night after 15 people were killed and scores injured in attacks on two churches near the border with Somalia. Sunday worshippers came under fire from guns and grenades in the north-eastern city of Garissa in attacks that resembled those used by the Nigerian Isl...
In East Africa
Nov 28th, 2011
Mogadishu – The Somali militant group al-Shabaab on Monday banned 16 aid groups – including a half dozen UN agencies – from central and southern Somalia, a rejection of assistance that falls in line with the group’s sceptical view of the outside world. The banning of the aid g...