Yemen

By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 16th, 2014
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By Daniel Assefa Response to Abebe Haregewoin’s article on Girma Seifu (lone MP) It is with some dismay that I read Abebe Haregewoin’s assault on the lone opposition member of parliament Ato Girma Seifu. As Sirgute-Selassie observed, lately the ‘diaspora media’ seems to favor contributions from...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 28th, 2014
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Abeba, a 31-year-old Muslim woman who worked for a local government branch of Ethiopia’s youth and sports office, was at work when Ethiopian security officials detained her and took her to a military camp. The authorities accused her of mobilizing Ethiopian Muslims – often ethnic Oromos like herself ...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Aug 29th, 2013
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By IKECHUKWU NNOCHIRI & VICTORIA OJEME ABUJA—The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, yesterday, gave the Federal Government the nod to extradite an alleged Nigerian Al-Qaeda leader, Lawal Olaniyi Babafemi, to the United States of America, to face charges bordering on terrorism. After the co...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jul 19th, 2013
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By Yalda Hakim, Efta is just 17 but has experienced shocking brutality.   The Ethiopian teenager survived a treacherous boat journey being smuggled across the Red Sea.   But on reaching Yemen, she was kidnapped and driven at gunpoint to a mud brick house.   She said: “They tortur...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jul 2nd, 2013
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(Reuters) – An Iranian ship laden with arms seized by Yemeni authorities in January may also have been bound for Somalia, according to a confidential U.N. report seen by Reuters on Monday. Yemeni forces intercepted the ship, the Jihan 1, off Yemen’s coast on Jan. 23. U.S. and Yemeni offic...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Apr 12th, 2013
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Photo: J.Björgvinsson/UNHCR Exhausted survivors of the Gulf of Aden crossing wait for help on a beach in Yemen SANA’A, 11 April 2013 (IRIN) – Record numbers of migrants from the Horn of Africa are crossing into Yemen, most of them on their way to find better opportunities in Saudi Arabia and ot...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Apr 4th, 2013
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Fate of stranded migrants in Yemen ‘very grim’ GENEVA: The plight of thousands of migrants stranded in Yemen after trying to reach Saudi Arabia and the Gulf has Ethiopian migrants sleep out in the open near a transit centre Ethiopian migrants sleep out in the open near a transit centre where they wai...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 15th, 2013
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Many Africans from war-torn Somalia and Ethiopia seek their luck across the sea in Yemen. Luck they hardly find. Racism they do. The black man on the bus, they pat him on the head and push him in the back. They make jokes about his pronunciation of the name of the market he is going […]...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Mar 11th, 2013
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An illegal Ethiopian being arrested in Riyadh, Sunday. — SG photo Saudi Gazette RIYADH — Within hours of launching its campaign against illegal aliens here Sunday, the capital’s Passports Department officials were able to apprehend 41 Ethiopian infiltrators. Citizens and media personnel accompanying ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Mar 10th, 2013
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Mahmoud Ahmad The recent phenomenon of Ethiopia bashing in our country’s media is turning a wee bit malicious. I was surprised at the recent media campaign against Ethiopian nationals, who have been singularly targeted by the media for all the ails afflicting the country. According to many media repo...