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10 Nov 2005 description
report Mail and Guardian

The United Nations mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea (Unmee), monitoring the disputed border between the two countries, reported on Thursday that the buffer zone along the border "remained tense and potentially volatile".

27 Apr 2000 description
report Mail and Guardian

Johannesburg, South Africa. April 27 2000

Ethiopia's Jews beg Israel to take them in ... but the Israelis are suspicious that Ethiopians are claiming Jewishness to escape the famine

By DAVID GOUGH Addis Ababa

Even at 75 and with a body so worn out that it requires every ounce of strength just to cross from one side of the ramshackle hut to the other, Gadamu Kassa still clings to his lifelong dream.

10 Apr 2000 description
report Mail and Guardian

Johannesburg, South Africa. April 10 2000

07 Apr 2000 description
report Mail and Guardian

Johannesburg, South Africa. April 7 2000

04 Nov 1997 description
report Mail and Guardian

RECORD rainfalls and floods hitting the Sudan, Ethiopia, Somalia and Kenya are leaving behind a trail of tears and destruction.

The latest to be hit is Ethiopia, where 57 people have been killed and 4,000 made homeless, the state-run
Radio Ethiopia reported on Monday.

''Over 9,000 head of livestock in the Ogaden region, on the border with Somalia, have also been washed away
by flooding, caused by rising rivers,'' Radio Ethiopia said.

Similar flooding has washed away homes and roads and displacing thousands of farmers along the Juba River