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By Zecharias Zelalem @ZekuZelalem Addis Abeba, June 26/2020 – Twenty-three year old Simon left his native Eritrea seven years ago, crossing the border into neighboring Ethiopia where he still resides. He uses remittances from relatives in Canada to rent a two room apartment in Addis Abeba’s Lafto district, which he …

Addis Abeba, April 28/2020 – Ethiopia continues to receive thousands of migrants returned from countries across the region and the Middle East, in response to the COVID-19 global health pandemic. The International Organization for Migration (IOM), is assisting more than 9,400 migrants in the country’s quarantine facilities. Migrants have been …

Addis Abeba, April 24/2020 – In the wake of the COVID-19 induced state of emergency in Ethiopia, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) is mobilizing its network of local community leaders to help with awareness and prevention activities designed to stop the spread of the disease. The so-called ‘community conversation …