Israel admits Ethiopian women were given birth control shots

27,Jan 2013 (Haaretez) A government official has for the first time acknowledged the practice of injecting women of Ethiopian origin with the long-acting contraceptive Depo-Provera. Health Ministry Director General Prof. Ron Gamzu has instructed the four health maintenance organizations to stop the practice as a matter of course. The ministry and other state agencies had […]

Eritrea: ‘Troops deployed’ in Asmara

BBC January 21, 2013 Reports from Eritrea say a group of soldiers have surrounded the ministry of information building in the capital, Asmara. State TV was off air for several hours but was broadcasting again by the evening. The city is said to be calm with no shots having been fired. Eritrea’s government has been […]

“አንድ ጥምቀት፣ አንድ ሃይማኖት” የሚል ጥቅስ የያዙ ወጣቶች ታሠሩ

(ደጀ ሰላም፤ ጥር 12/2005 ዓ.ም፤ ጃኑዋሪ 20/2013/)፦ ቅዱስ ጳውሎስ ለኤፌሶን ሰዎች በላከው መልእክቱ ምዕራፍ 4 ቁጥር 5 ላይ ያለውን “አንድ ጌታ፣ አንድ ሃይማኖት፣ አንድ ጥምቀት” የሚል ጥቅስ ያለበት ቆብ ለሰንበት ት/ቤታቸው ገቢ ማስገኛነት በመሸጥ ላይ የነበሩ ወጣቶች በፖሊስ መታሠራቸው ታወቀ። ጥር 11/2005 ዓ.ም ታቦተ ሕጉን ተከትለው በሞቀና በደመቀ ሃይማኖታዊ መንፈስ በማክበር ላይ እያሉ በፖሊስ የታሠሩት […]

Fee hike at Lalibela disappointed tourists

Fee hike at Lalibela disappointed tourists

Tourists encountered fee hikes to visit the rock hewn churches of Lalibela, in Ethiopia. Fees which used to be birr 350 gone up by well over 100 percent. Addis Fortune reported that tourists were required to pay 961 Ethiopian birr ( which is the equivalent of $53 ) to visit churches in the town of […]