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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
Mar 22nd, 2013
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Prime Minister Hailemarim Desalegn held discussions with the UAE’s Foreign Minister, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, at his offices on Thursday (March 22). On the occasion, Prime Minister Hailemariam extended appreciation to Sheikh Abdullah for his second visit to Ethiopia and highlighted ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Eritrea
Feb 6th, 2013
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Prime Minister Hailemariam inaugurated the pharmaceutical plant for the UAE’s company pharmaceutical giant Julphar’ today (February 6th) here in the Gerji area of Addis Ababa. The inauguration ceremony was also attended by United Arab Emirates Foreign Trade Minister, Sheikha Libna Binti K...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jan 8th, 2013
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Dubai: A shortage of housemaids and nannies due to a ban on certain nationalities has encouraged recruitment agencies to increase their fees — which in turn has led to the development of a black market in maids in the UAE, market sources said. Gulf News has learnt the ban on visas for Ethiopian domes...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jan 2nd, 2013
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In July 2012, Ethiopia imposed a ban on its female citizens from applying for domestic jobs in the United Arab Emirates. It cited employer abuse, recruitment agencies abuse and human trafficking as reasons for the suspension. The ban came after an Ethiopian worker sustained burns to more than 80 perc...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Dec 5th, 2012
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Hundreds of amnesty seekers have poured into the Philippine consulate and the Consulate-General of Ethiopia on the first day of the two-month amnesty programme for illegal residents. Filipino Cherry R. said she resigned from her job upon the demands of her company when she ran into trouble with sever...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Aug 1st, 2012
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The UAE Government has begun drafting a labour agreement aimed at protecting the rights of Ethiopian domestic and blue-collar workers, and will soon temporarily stop issuing work visas for them until the agreement has been finalised, according to a UAE foreign ministry source.The move comes after Eth...