An ethiopian journey towards a tragedy

Share via Email People wait for a bus in Addis Ababa. The government has launched an ambitious modernisation plan in the Ethiopian capital. The changes that have taken place in Ethiopia since the famine are commendable.

An ethiopian journey towards a tragedy

Mosell, 15, has something he tries to hide. Mosell suffers from Kyphoscoliosis.

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His spine curves and arches through his upper body. It is noticeable, and has caused the teen and his family much pain.

He tells us he is constantly bullied, ostracized and made fun of. After school, he waits for everyone to leave before he does, to avoid them seeing him from behind.

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All of that is about to change. Puno has conducted surgeries, like the one Mosell is scheduled for, for children in other countries, for free. He feels grateful for being able to step into the lives of these children, and change them for the better.

He explains his job has a lot of rewards. Mosell is eternally grateful for what the doctor is about to do for him and his family.

The anesthesiologist and the support staff are donating their time. Alphatec is donating the equipment used in the surgery.

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He will stay in Louisville for a few weeks after the procedure, visit some family, then head back to Ethiopia where Mosell says he is excited to start a new chapter in his life.From that point forward, I embarked upon a rocky and harsh journey towards safety.

After several days of hardship and uncertainty, I eventually arrived in Dadaab refugee camp; the world’s largest refugee camp located in Kenya. Ethiopian Airlines Flight was a scheduled flight serving the route Addis Ababa–Nairobi–Brazzaville–Lagos–Abidjan.

On 23 November , the aircraft serving the flight, a Boeing ER, was hijacked [1] en route from Addis Ababa to Nairobi [2] by three Ethiopians seeking asylum in Australia. [3]. Towards the end of , Emperor Tewodros II of Ethiopia burnt his own capital, took his vast mortar – named 'Sevastopol' – and began a retreat to the mountain stronghold of Mekdala.

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The Barefoot Emperor: An Ethiopian Tragedy. by Philip Marsden. Ethiopian Airlines Flight was just minutes into its journey to Addis Ababa when the Boeing plunged into the sea in what witnesses described as a "ball of fire".

An ethiopian journey towards a tragedy

At least 23 bodies have been recovered so far and there have been no reports of survivors. Aden – Ethiopian migrants were violently forced into the sea off Yemen’s coast this morning (10/08).

This comes one day after the presumed death of 50 Ethiopian and Somali migrants during a similar incident. As with yesterday, this tragedy took place off the coast of Shabwa, a Yemeni Governorate along the Arabian Sea – although in a different location and closer to the.

Ethiopia - IOM last week assisted 25 stranded Ethiopians intercepted in Zambia while trying to reach South Africa to safely return home..

The returnees were among the 76 survivors found in a container truck that claimed the lives of 19 Ethiopian irregular migrants in Zambia in June

From Ethiopia to Louisville, one child's journey toward normalcy