Tags: Ethiopian news

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The Ethiopian government says it is working with the International Criminal Police Organization, or Interpol, to repatriate 80 suspected human smugglers as the country struggles to stem the wave of migrants leaving the country. The chief of the Illegal Human Trafficking Crime Investigation Division of Ethiopia’s federal police, Wondimu Chama,…

Banned in Ethiopia, Now Forced to Leave South Africa

By Qiniso Mbili Legesse Seifu, a 46-year-old Ethiopian asylum seeker, has been ordered to get out of the country before 28 May (tomorrow) by the South African department of home affairs. He told Qiniso Mbili his story. I am a qualified teacher and a certified journalist. I studied teaching and practiced as a teacher for…

The Ethiopian government has expressed concern over Israeli authorities’ treatment of Ethiopian-Israelis. It appears Addis Ababa has been following the violent clashes over the past few weeks between Israelis of Ethiopian origin and police, while several Ethiopian news outlets accused Israel of racism and brutality towards Ethiopian Israelis.   Follow Ynetnews on Facebook and Twitter…

Nevsun Resources (NYSEMKT:NSU), a Canadian-based mining company, which owns a 60% interest in the Bisha mine, located in Eritrea, East Africa, has been in the news lately for not the best reasons. The company announced on March 13 that the processing plant had been temporarily shut down due to a mechanical issue with the ball mill; the…

Nevsun Resources Ltd. is describing an attack on its Bisha mine in Eritrea as an “ act of vandalism,” an account that contrasts starkly with African media reports saying the mine was bombed by Ethiopan fighter jets. In a statement released Sunday, Nevsun said vandals caused minor damage to the base of a tailings thickener…

Nevsun Resources Ltd. is describing an attack on its Bisha mine in Eritrea as an “ act of vandalism,” an account that contrasts starkly with African media reports saying the mine was bombed by Ethiopan fighter jets. In a statement released Sunday, Nevsun said vandals caused minor damage to the base of a tailings thickener…