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BBC World Service begins language expansion A digital Pidgin service for West Africa is being launched today. It will shortly be followed by new online services in Amharic, Afaan Oromo and Tigrinya, aimed at Ethiopia, Eritrea and diaspora audiences around the world. Further services, including Kore
WebWire | 20 hours, 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Smugglers Target Ethiopian, Somali Teens for Deadly Trip to Yemen Despite being seven months pregnant, Mesno Taha left her home in Harerge, Ethiopia to find peace and a better future. She trekked to the Somali zone of Ethiopia, crossed the border into Somalia and paid to board a boat bound for Yemen. After traveling 18
Voice of America | Aug 20, 2017 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ethiopia drought: Millions of people urgently in need of food aid after string of natural disasters The UK's International Development Secretary, Priti Patel, urges the world to do more to help people 'at risk of starving to death as extreme hunger stalks East Africa'
The Independent | Aug 19, 2017 9:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Deepening Drought Hits Ethiopia Herders as Millions Go Hungry Livestock are dying in parts of Ethiopia that are overwhelmingly reliant on their milk as deepening drought pushes up the number of districts in need of life-saving aid by 19 percent, according to a report released on Thursday. At least 8.5 million people
Voice of America | Aug 18, 2017 01:22 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Family says Ethiopian son adjusting to new life It's been a journey of thousands of miles for a young boy, but his new family says he's settling in and adjusting well to his new life after being adopted from an orphanage in Ethiopia. | Aug 17, 2017 3:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Indianapolis, Indiana
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UNHCR: South Sudan Refugees in Uganda Top One Million An average of 1,800 South Sudanese have been arriving daily in Uganda over the past year, with another one million taking refuge Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Central African Republic.
Voice of America | Aug 17, 2017 12:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Oxfam: 700,000 at Risk of Starvation in Ethiopia Food insecurity in the Somali region of Ethiopia has worsened, putting 700,000 people on the verge of starvation, according to Oxfam International. The humanitarian organization says that about 8.5 million people across the country face a high risk of hun
Voice of America | Aug 15, 2017 4:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Radio Eritrea and Radio Ethiopia Still Battling on 40 Meters It was a now-familiar story in the July edition of the International Amateur Radio Union Region 1 (IARU R1) Monitoring System (IARUMS) newsletter, which reports that Radio Eritrea and Radio Ethiopia are still slugging it out i the 40-meter phone band. IAR
ARRL | Aug 15, 2017 2:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Fleeing Hardship, Then Pushed Into Sea, They Landed in a Country at War Migrants from Somalia and Ethiopia, forced overboard from two boats last week, came ashore in war-torn Yemen. They were hoping to find work in the countries of the Persian Gulf.
New York Times | Aug 14, 2017 3:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Mo Farah misses out on 5,000m gold at World Championships The four-time Olympic champion failed to mount a second defence of the 5000m as Ethiopia's Muktar Edris claimed gold.Farah still doubled Great Britain's medal tally having already won the 10,000m.
Mail Online | Aug 13, 2017 12:10 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend