As Deadline to Leave Saudi Arabia Nears, Ethiopian Workers Trapped Between Two Bad Choices Screenshot from report ‘Ethiopians in Saudi Arabia are complaining about the slow performance of their Embassy’ on Ethiotube. Thousands of Ethiopian migrant workers in Saudi Arabia have pleaded to the Ethiopian government to expedite their return by helping them prepare documentsRead More
Week in Pictures (BBC) http://www.bbc.com/news/in-pictures-39898489
QARAQOSH, Iraq — Islamic State militants overran the Christian town of Qaraqosh nearly three years ago, smashing every crucifix they found and using the walls of churches for target practice. Residents fled by the thousands, and the few who stayed were forced to spit on images of the Virgin Mary. Read more on this at: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/17/world/middleeast/celebrating-easter-in-an-iraqi-town-that-has-lost-its-christians.html
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA – APRIL 07: Democratic Alliance (DA) supporters march in protest as part of a nationwide call for President Zuma to step down on April 07, 2017 in Johannesburg, South Africa. South Africans from numerous political, religious, labour and civic groups gathered across the country protesting against President Zuma’s recent cabinet reshuffle. (PhotoRead More
Five men arrested in India over attacks on Africans: Africans were attacked with sticks and metal chairs in Greater Noida after teen’s drug death was blamed on Nigerian man. http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/03/men-arrested-india-attacks-africans-170328145205405.html
Ebola virus rapidly spreading across West Africa, according to WHO report. http://scroll.in/article/683942/Death-toll-due-to-Ebola-rises-to-almost-4,500,-says-WHO
IPS – World Bank Approves Contentious Ethiopia-Kenya Electric Line | Inter Press Service.
IPS – Brotherhood Wins, Military Prevails | Inter Press Service.
The World Bank has funded power lines from the Gibe III dam in Ethiopia despite large-scale opposition via Ethiopia: Outrage As World Bank Funds Power Lines Linked To Controversial Dam.