UNHCR: Eritreans continue fleeing to Ethiopia and Sudan

UNHCR: Eritreans continue fleeing to Ethiopia and Sudan

  June 22, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) – Eritrean refugees crossing to neighbouring Ethiopia are on the rise, while the number entering Sudan has dropped compared to the previous year, according to the United Nation Higher Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). Eritrean refugees flee to Ethiopia in larger numbers via 16 entry points where they get primary […]

Tanzania’s albinos under siege

Tanzania’s albinos under siege

June 15, 2013 (eNCA) DAR ES SALAAM – As an infant in rural Tanzania, Angel Salvatory was unusual. Snow white skin, blond hair, and blue eyes set her apart from others in her village. Those unique looks have also made her a target. “Her father thought she was a gift from God,” says Salvatory’s mother, […]

Court Ruling on Gbagbo Sparks Frustration in Ivory Coast

Court Ruling on Gbagbo Sparks Frustration in Ivory Coast

Robbie Corey-Boulet June 4,2013 ABIDJAN (voanews)— Frustration with the International Criminal Court (ICC) is growing in Ivory Coast following Monday’s decision that gave prosecutors more time to build their case against former President Laurent Gbagbo.  Both supporters and detractors of Gbagbo say continued uncertainty surrounding his fate could hinder the Ivory Coast reconciliation process. In […]

Africa: Celebrating Panafricanism Through Artistic Expression

Africa: Celebrating Panafricanism Through Artistic Expression

May 21,2013 (allAfrica)Addis Ababa — As part of the ongoing series of events to celebrate 50 years of Panafricanism, the African Aesthetic Exhibition will be hosted at the Addis Ababa University Institute of Ethiopian Studies Museum this week from May 24-31. The exhibition has a number of key collaborators, including the UN Economic Commission for […]