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Addis Abeba, May 31/2019 – The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has yesterday evacuated hundreds of vulnerable refugees out of Libya to safety, the agency said. The evacuees are from Eritrea, Somalia, Sudan and Ethiopia. They include 65 children, 13 of them below a year in age. One of the children …

Fisseha Tekle, AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL Addis Abeba, May 02/2019– Ahead of this year’s World Press Freedom Day, the Ethiopian authorities must do more to ensure press freedom is entrenched both in practice and in law. In 2015, Ethiopia earned the dubious distinction of being Africa’s second – after Eritrea – biggest …

Biniam Ewnte (MD, General Surgeon), For Addis Standard Addis Abeba, April 24/2019 – Recently a group of unemployed graduate physicians have come forward and expressed their frustrations to various media that although the ministry of health assigned them to regional health bureaus, the answers they get from respective regional health …