Category: Ethiopia


Over 300 stranded Ethiopian migrants airlifted from Yemen

At least 322 Ethiopian migrants stranded in Yemen flew home on 29 and 30 January 2019, according to the Ethiopian Ministry of...
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Nearly 1 million refugees in Ethiopia will now have right to live and work outside of camps

Ethiopia passed a law on 17 January 2018, giving almost 1 million refugees the right to work and live outside of camps. This is...
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Ethiopia: New data management system to protect labour migrants

Ethiopians who plan to emigrate regularly for work can soon apply to participate in a data management project that will record...
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Migrants at risk of being stranded in war-torn Yemen

Despite the dire humanitarian situation in war-torn Yemen, the number of migrants entering the country has sky-rocketed. The...
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IOM improves livelihood opportunities for returnees and potential irregular migrants in Ethiopia

To minimise economic factors that often drive youth to irregular migration and prevent returnees from smooth reintegration, the...
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Germany launches training and employment programme for refugees in Ethiopia

Refugees and host communities in Ethiopia can now look forward to greater skill development and job opportunities in Addis Ababa,...
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Over 10,000 Eritrean asylum seekers travel to Ethiopia as borders reopen

Over 10,000 Eritrean asylum seekers have crossed over to Ethiopia since the border was reopened on 11 September 2018, according...
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Ethiopian migrants detained in Tanzania for irregular migration return to Addis Ababa

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said it has helped to repatriate 67 Ethiopian migrants who entered Tanzania...
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Largest group of Ethiopian migrants repatriated from Libya

The largest group of migrants repatriated from Libya so far touched down in Ethiopia’s Addis Ababa airport on 24 September...
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