Canadian visa application center suffers setback
Scores of people attempting to attain a Canadian visa are in limbo as the Canadian visa application center’s system in Ethiopia, operated by VFS Global in partnership with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Ethiopia, has stopped working for over a week compromising their chances of getting a visa.
Ethiopian, Eritrean, Somali Americans perform in US mid-term elections
Despite making the issues of migrants and refugees drive a political wedge and divide in the United States by President Donald Trump; a slew of candidates with refugee backgrounds from East Africa region have won seats across the nation in the just concluded mid-term elections.
Registration for DV 2020 begins
The US Embassy in Addis Ababa announced that registration for the Diversity Visa (DV) Program for the year 2020 (DV 2019) is open as...
UN report counters erroneous migrants’ data
The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has launched a report featuring migration which says that Africa has been perceived as a source of refugees and that it is hurting the continent’s positive images.
Akon in Ethiopia, speaks at AU
Akon – the self-described “pan-Africanist” pop star is in Ethiopia until Tuesday. In what is expected to be a jam-packed schedule, including a visit to the ancestral town of his Ethiopian fashion designer wife, Rozina Nigussie in Gondar, Amhara Regional State and commemorate the Victory of Adwa.
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“Massive” cyber attack crashes African Union’s system
Cyber attackers prey on the African Union, resulting in...
Finance minister reveals USD 20 billion required for war recovery
Portion of the finance needed for rehabilitation of 250,000...
“We are buffer zone for Ethiopia”
Essa Kayd Mohamoud is the foreign minister of Somaliland,...
Tigray leaders prepare to negotiate power sharing with federal gov’t
Leaders of the Tigray regional state are ramping up...