• May 9, 2018

    With an estimated 7,000 migrants entering Yemen each month, most of them seeking to reach Saudi Arabia and other Gulf countries, the United Nations migration agency has called for greater efforts to protect them from smugglers and other criminals.

  • February 27, 2018

    Four of Ethiopia's World Heritage Sites – the rock-hewn churches of Lalibela, the Aksum Obelisk, Fasil Ghebbi in Gondar and the Tiya stelae – are to undergo repairs this year.

  • November 24, 2017

    The International Trade Secretary, Liam Fox, has admitted he did not raise the case of a British father on death row in Ethiopia at an official meeting with the Ethiopian Prime Minster earlier this month.

  • October 28, 2017

    Five leading human rights groups have  urged the Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, to take action to negotiate the return of a British father on death row in Ethiopia, after more than three years of a failed strategy.

  • June 26, 2017

    It is three years since British father Andy Tsege was first illegally kidnapped from an international airport and rendered to Ethiopia’s death row. His partner, Yemi Hailemariam, has written to the Prime Minister asking her to negotiate his return home to her and their three children Helawit (17) Yilak and Menabe (both 10) in London.

  • March 18, 2017

    The Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, has said that on his first trip to Ethiopia, he has received assurances that a British man who is illegally held on death row has been permitted to see a lawyer.

  • February 16, 2017

    A former Attorney General, Lord Chancellor and Director of Public Prosecutions have written to Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson urging him to reconsider his approach to a British father on death row in Ethiopia.

  • December 22, 2016

    One of the most controversial dams in history has been inaugurated. The Gibe III dam has put an end to the natural flooding of Ethiopia’s Omo River, on which 100,000 indigenous people depend and a further 100,000 rely indirectly.

  • December 14, 2016

    A British man on death row in Ethiopia has gone two years without a phone call to his family in London. Andargachew ‘Andy’ Tsege last spoke to his partner and three children on 14 December 2014.

  • November 23, 2016

    The Foreign Office and Commonwealth Office has confirmed that a Briton held on death row in Ethiopia is still alive, two weeks after hearing that his life may be in danger.