United Arab Emirates

By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Feb 6th, 2013
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Ethiopians living in the United Arab Emirates (UAE ) have so far bought US$2.5 million worth of bonds for the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). They have also pledged to buy another $ 95,000 worth of bonds. Ethiopia’s Consul General in the UAE, Misaganu Arega, speaking...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 5th, 2013
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Boko Haram Republic of Arewa, Boko Haram Republic of Borno-Yobe, Boko Haram Republic of Northern Nigeria is not a bad idea. I have reiterated in an earlier write up ‘Boko Haram Republic: Why Not?’ that a referendum is necessary in the North so that northerners will either accept or reject an Islamic ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 28th, 2013
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BY ROGER HOWARD As they debate how to tackle the threat of insurgency and unrest in Africa, Western leaders could do worse than to consider one of the most important, yet curiously underplayed, aspects of that troubled region — the dangers of rapid, unchecked population growth. It is no coincid...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 24th, 2013
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By William Davison & Simon Clark, bloomberg. Zeini Kadir escaped at dawn, when the gates of the house in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, were open for morning prayers. Barefoot, she ended up at an agency catering to Ethiopian workers like her. After flying to Addis Ababa, she rode two buses and walked thre...
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 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 7th, 2013
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Olympique Marseille’s Andre Ayew celebrates after scoring against Saint Etienne during their Ligue 1 match at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille, December 23, 2012 Image by: Jean-Paul Pelissier / REUTERS Marseille winger Andre Ayew will not play at the African Cup of Nations after being exclude...
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
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Dec 23rd, 2012
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Dear Colleagues and Friends; As many of our fellow Ethiopians of Christian faith gather with family and friends over the next days to celebrate one of the most important of Christian holidays, we in the SMNE (the Board Members, Task Force Leaders, Volunteers and Interns) want to extend our warmest gr...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 11th, 2012
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Katie Gresham In honor of World Human Rights Day (December 10), I would like to present to you the top 10 worst human rights offenders in the world, with a little help from Freedom House, Human Rights Watch, and Amnesty International. This list is far from comprehensive and updated stats in January m...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 9th, 2012
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Boko Haram, How are you. I know you are listening because very many in your ranks are highly educated and intelligent. I mean the Pro-Sharia Boko Haram and the Al-Qaeda Boko Haram. The PDP Boko Haram will wait for another day. I am constrained to speak to you as a Nigerian, from the South East, [&hel...