Aid agencies turn blind eye to ‘catastrophe’ in Ethiopia

Aid agencies turn blind eye to ‘catastrophe’ in Ethiopia

Three new reports predict disaster in Lower Omo Valley Three new reports predict ‘catastrophe’ for half a million tribal people such as the Mursi of Ethiopia’s Lower Omo Valley. Ethiopian News Survival International April 15,2013 Three independent reports have warned that the controversial Gibe III dam, and land grabs for plantations, risk imminent ‘catastrophe’ in Ethiopia’s Lower Omo […]

UNHCR rejects reports of repatriation of Sudanese refugees in Ethiopia

UNHCR rejects reports of repatriation of Sudanese refugees in Ethiopia

Ethiopia News Source : Sudan Tribune April 6, 2013 The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) office in Ethiopia has rejected a media report claiming arrangements have been made to repatriate some 33,000 Sudanese refugees from camps. Government affiliated Sudanese Media Centre this week also reported Sudan’s Refugee Commissioner, Hamad Al Guzali, as saying […]

Ethiopia cancels $1 billion fuel imports from Sudan

Ethiopia cancels $1 billion fuel imports from Sudan

Ethiopia News Source : (Sudan Tribune) April 5, 2013 The Ethiopian Petroleum Supplier Enterprise (EPSE) has retracted its statement last month that reported that the country had imported over $1 billion of fuel from neighbouring Sudan via Djibouti, as reported by Sudan Tribune on March 31. The EPSE Sunday reported that the 1,091,823 metric tonnes […]