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Ads by Google press release Representatives of some of Ethiopia's biggest aid donors have announced that they will send a team to the southwest of the country to investigate persistent reports of human rights abuses amongst the tribes living there.
Water scarcity is becoming the defining international crisis of the twenty-first century. Water conflicts rage across the world as communities struggle to secure a clean, reliable supply. One of the world's most water-stressed regions is East Africa.
The12-year-old girl who was being cut didn't say a word during the 10-minute ceremony and refused to show any pain,' he revealed. 'Her mother used a thorn to pull the skin out and a razor blade to cut the skin. 'At the end, I asked her whether having
Images of malnourished children on our television screens this week presented a distressing situation. Some MPs from the area, while appealing for aid from the government, accused contractors assigned to develop irrigation schemes of being sluggish.
The Ethiopian government has started evicting tribes such as the Mursi from their land to make way for large-scale plantations. Ethiopia to be halted, and has raised concerns over the denial of rights of Botswana's Bushmen . The Commission urged
Share New York-based art director and photographer Diego Arroyo recently returned from a trip to Ethiopia to document the ancient tribes of the Omo Valley. During his time in Ethiopia, Arroyo spent time with the Hamar, Mursi, Dassanech, and Arbore
The ethnic communities living along Ethiopia's Omo River and depend on annual flooding to practice flood retreat cultivation for their survival and livelihood. As the construction of a major transmission line to export electricity generated from one
In the face of evidence, the UK and US continue to deny systematic human rights abuses are occurring in the Lower Omo as thousands are displaced for an irrigation scheme. The US-based think tank, the Oakland Institute, recently accused the UK and US
ments In Ethiopia, more land grabs, more indigenous people pushed out A journalist's visit to South Omo, where rights groups say police have raped women and otherwise pressured locals to leave an area tagged to become a huge sugar plantation, was
An additional three aquifers have been found in the same area, but have not been confirmed by drilling and will need further assessment, it said. In a country where water is scarce, the revelation is crucial. Kenya has a population of about 41