UAE: Raped, pregnant and afraid of being jailed

By Daniel Silas AdamsonBBC World Service In the United Arab Emirates, migrant women are routinely jailed for having sex outside marriage. Desperate to leave the country, one Filipina maid who was raped found...

The Ethiopian R&B Sound Of Mélat

BY KILLAKAM The Austin-based singer-songwriter Mélat crafts seductive tracks that merge pop sounds with Ethiopian influences. In her new release, the It Happens So Fast EP, she sings silkily over...

Textile expo concludes with big deals, contracts

By Birhanu Fikade The three day event dubbed “Origin Africa hosting the Africa Sourcing and Fashion Week 2015”, a trade expo that focuses on textile, apparel, home décor and technology, was...

ETHIOPIAN WAR CRIMINAL CAUGHT IN NETHERLANDS

A 61 year old man was arrested in Amstelveen on suspicion of committing war crimes in Ethiopia in the late 70’s as a representative of the former Derg regime. According to the Public Prosecutor, the man is...