Tag Archives: Malawi

Malawi Jails 119 Ethiopian Illegal Migrants

ethiopian Illegal Migrants
“The number keeps changing with each passing day as a week hardly passes without arresting Ethiopian illegal migrants,” – Victor Mhango, Centre for Human Rights Education Director.

By News24,

Malawi has come under fire from human rights activists for locking up 119 Ethiopian illegal migrants in its prisons.

Human rights activists faulted the southern African nation for its policy of jailing immigrants who were arrested over illegal entry and travelling without documents.

A local non-government organisation, Centre for Human Rights Education, Advice and Assistance (Chreaa) told News24 that the Ethiopian migrants were detained at Maula, Dedza and Ntchisi prisons in central Malawi. Continue reading Malawi Jails 119 Ethiopian Illegal Migrants

Shattered Dreams for Ethiopian Migrants Detained in Malawi

By Arthur Chatora | for AFP,

The dreams of hundreds of Ethiopian migrants headed for South Africa are defeated in Malawi as they remain detained in overcrowded prisons waiting for repatriation for immigration offences.

South Africa remains the overwhelming migrant choice for many Africans but the journey to what many believe is the land of opportunity is full of untold challenges and suffering. Continue reading Shattered Dreams for Ethiopian Migrants Detained in Malawi

Malawi Court Sentenced 71 Ethiopians to Hard Labor for Illegal Entry

Malawi Police and court imposed stiff penalty and deportation sentences on illegal Ethiopian migrants in the country

By Chancy Namadzunda,

THE Dowa First Grade Magistrate has found 71 Ethiopian nationals guilty of illegal entry and have been sentenced to pay a fine of k5,000.00 each and three months in jail with hard labour.

The illegal lags were answering the offence of entering the country illegal in which they all admitted the charge. Continue reading Malawi Court Sentenced 71 Ethiopians to Hard Labor for Illegal Entry

Malawi Police Nabbed 100 Illegal Ethiopian Migrants

There has been an increase in illegall immigrants from Ethiopia towards to Southern Africa with the assistance of human trafficking syndicates operating in both South Africa and Malawi

By Nysa Times,

MALAWI Police last week  swooped 100 Ethiopian illegal migrants in Karonga near the border with Tanzania who entered the country without authorised documents.

Karonga police spokesperson Enock Livason said the Ethiopian migrants were arrested together with five Malawians who had facilitated their illegal entry. Continue reading Malawi Police Nabbed 100 Illegal Ethiopian Migrants

African Union Turned into Handmaiden for Pax Americana

The aftermath of AU’s betrayal to Africa, particularly to Eritrea and Somalia is there for all to see.

By Sophia Tesfamariam,

Professor Ali A. Mazrui, Director of the Institute of Global Cultural  Studies and Albert Schweitzer Professor in the Humanities State  University of New York, in his 2003 article “Between Pax Americana and Pax Africana“, wrote about the effects of the September 11 attacks on Africa and US policy in Africa . Professor Mazrui, in concluding his article asked the following:

“…will American resources help to strengthen Pax Africana, or will American power simply turn it into a handmaiden of Pax Americana ? How can we avoid the Americanization of Pax Africana ?…”

Hence the title and subject for today’s lengthy piece… Continue reading African Union Turned into Handmaiden for Pax Americana