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Eritrean refugees say they are being arbitrarily detained in Ethiopian camps
Exclusive: Tigrinya speakers say they face beatings, detention and privation, and blame UN for ‘abandoning’ them, despite right to be in Ethiopia

Lucy Kassa

28, Jul, 2022 @5:30 AM

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Lavrov’s African tour another front in struggle between west and Moscow
Analysis: Foreign minister seeks to win friends and influence people in countries where closeness can be traced back to USSR

Jason Burke Africa correspondent

25, Jul, 2022 @1:28 PM

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A moment that changed me: after losing my hearing, newspapers helped me find a way to cope
The psychological effects of going deaf as a child were unbearable. But after stumbling across a front-page headline, reading the news helped me discover new worlds

Saleh Addonia

13, Apr, 2022 @7:00 AM

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‘Nowhere on earth are people more at risk than Tigray,’ says WHO chief
Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says even with war in Ukraine, the world must not forget the crisis unfolding ‘out of sight’ in Ethiopia’s northern region

Lizzy Davies

17, Mar, 2022 @7:30 AM

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Dee Humphries obituary
Other lives: New Zealand-born science teacher who loved to travel even into old age

Clare Antenen

01, Mar, 2022 @9:52 PM

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Alex, Filmon, Mulue and Osman thought they were safe in Britain. So why did the teenage friends take their own lives?
After perilous journeys fleeing human rights abuse in Eritrea, the four boys had arrived safely in the UK. Yet in the space of 16 months they were all dead. What went wrong?

Amelia Gentleman

23, Feb, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Eritrean refugee was traumatised by friend’s suicide, UK inquest hears
Alexander Tekle was second of four Eritrean asylum seekers to kill themselves within 16-month period

Amelia Gentleman

04, Jan, 2022 @6:32 PM

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The Guardian view on Ethiopia: sliding deeper into disaster | Editorial
Editorial: A year after fighting began, the war is intensifying. How many more civilians will pay?


07, Nov, 2021 @6:30 PM

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Life, death and limbo in the Calais ‘Jungle’ – five years after its demolition
The refugee camp became notorious in 2015, as 1 million people fled war and danger to come to Europe. Years after it was demolished, 2,000 migrants are still waiting there, at the centre of a political storm

Diane Taylor. Photographs by Graeme Robertson

02, Nov, 2021 @1:09 PM

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Eritreans of Italian descent demand Rome finally grant them citizenship
Group of more than 300 descendants of people born under Italian rule accuse state of ‘crime of colonial racism’

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

13, Oct, 2021 @2:43 PM

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The Guardian view on Ethiopia’s war: from very bad to worse
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has urged civilians to join the war against the Tigray People’s Liberation Front. The nation needs peace


11, Aug, 2021 @6:08 PM

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‘Like I wasn’t a person’: Ethiopian forces accused of systematic rape in Tigray
Mutilation, slavery and torture of women and girls detailed in accounts published by Amnesty. Warning: this article contains graphic details of sexual violence

Emmanuel Akinwotu, West Africa correspondent

11, Aug, 2021 @5:01 AM

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