Deadly journeys: how despair drives young Ethiopians to flee to Yemen

Ethiopians at the IOM transit centre in Obock, Djibouti, waiting to return home. People on the road to Obock told the Guardian that friends had perished en route. Photographs... Read more »

Deadly journeys: how despair drives young Ethiopians to flee to Yemen | Tom Gardner | Global development

“We met in the desert,” says Badru Mohammed, gesturing at his three companions. The four Ethiopian boys pause for breath and refreshment beside the road, grasping their plastic water... Read more »

Ethiopia military unit ‘mistakenly’ kills nine in Moyale, residents flee into Kenya

Ethiopian security forces have mistakenly killed nine civilians in the town of Moyale located on the country’s border with Kenya, a pro-government blogger says citing the Command Post. Daniel... Read more »

South Sudan Rebels Say Have Retaken Town Near Border With Ethiopia – U.S. News & World Report

South Sudan News Agency South Sudan Rebels Say Have Retaken Town Near Border With EthiopiaU.S. News & World ReportPagak is a major town on a road connecting South Sudan... Read more »

One million refugees flee famine in Africa – archive, 1985 – The Guardian

The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees appealed here yesterday for $96.4 million to assist 1.19 million refugees and former refugees in the Sudan, Somalia, Ethiopia,... Read more »

Ethiopian Journalists Flee as Others Tried for Terror

Two newspaper columnists known for sharp criticisms of Ethiopia’s government are reported to have fled into exile, just as other journalists being tried on charges of treason and espionage.... Read more »

Thousands of Eritreans flee forced conscription

For 12-year-old Eritrean refugee Ablel, the decision to flee his country was relatively simple. “I didn’t want to be a soldier,” he says with a shy smile, revealing a... Read more »