Eritreans fleeing into Ethiopia in Spike

(AFP)- Over 200 Eritrean refugees are crossing the heavily fortified and dangerous border into neighbouring Ethiopia daily, the United Nations said in a report noting a “spike” in those fleeing. Tens of... Read more »

Ethiopia ‘ruthlessly targeted’ Oromo ethnic group, report finds

Former detainees – who fled the country and were interviewed by Amnesty in neighboring Kenya, Somaliland and Uganda – described torture, “including beatings, electric shocks, mock execution, burning with heated metal or... Read more »

Spike in Eritreans fleeing into Ethiopia

Over 200 Eritrean refugees are crossing the heavily fortified and dangerous border into neighbouring Ethiopia daily, the United Nations said in a report noting a “spike” in those fleeing. Tens of thousands... Read more »

Ethiopia ‘ruthlessly targeting’ and torturing Oromo people, says Amnesty

Ethiopia has “ruthlessly targeted” and tortured its largest ethnic group owing to a perceived opposition to the government, Amnesty International has said. Thousands of people from the Oromo ethnic group have been... Read more »

Ethiopia’s S. Sudan Refugees Beyond Capacity

GAMBELLA— Available resources for South Sudan refugees in Ethiopia are under pressure as the warring parties continue to be deadlocked in flailing peace talks. More refugees are expected in the coming months... Read more »

Ethiopia, 30 years after the famine

With an Einsteinian shock of hair and a wise man’s beard, Mulugeta Tesfakiros, just off a flight from Washington, settled into an office of glass walls and vibrant artworks in Addis Ababa.... Read more »

Ethiopia, 30 years after the famine

With an Einsteinian shock of hair and a wise man’s beard, Mulugeta Tesfakiros, just off a flight from Washington, settled into an office of glass walls and vibrant artworks in Addis Ababa.... Read more »

Ebola Scares Prevent Oklahoma Students From Attending School

INOLA, Oklahoma – Three students who just returned from a mission trip to East Africa caused Ebola scares at one Oklahoma high school. Reports circulated on social media about the students returning... Read more »

York couple to work on life’s mission in Ethiopia

When Ben and Tabitha Phillips’ daughter Violet was born 20 months ago, the little girl and her older brother, Burke, were additions that brought their parents great inspiration. Tabitha Phillips, an attorney... Read more »

Ethiopia Anglican Church thrives despite limited resources

Displaced Christians are helping to plant more churches, and refugee Christians from different tribes are worshiping together to make a point about unity. Photo: Anglican Church of Ethiopia [Anglican Communion News Service]... Read more »