Amidst the breathtaking scenery of mountains and forests surrounding the town of Robit, 200 km north-east of Addis Ababa, there is something much more sinister. Hidden from the main road, behind the dense bush and scrub land, lies Shoa Robit Detention Camp, where for more than three months, thousands have been imprisoned without charges.

The Ethiopian government has released 22 opposition Democratic Party (DP) members arrested in April for allegedly instigating students riots, AFP reported on Thursday.

Ethiopia has rejected a UN map of the Temporary Security Zone (TSZ) at the disputed border, which was designed to separate the Ethiopian and Eritrean forces and facilitate the UN peacekeeping mission.

Why do some villages, families or individuals have a higher risk of malaria than others? What environmental factors increase susceptibility? How can structural improvements to housing protect families from infection? Researchers from the Tigray Health Bureau, Ethiopia and the UK University of Nottingham investigated malaria risk factors in the Ethiopian highlands.

Salary : £22, 161 pa
Location : Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Closing Date : 11 Jul 2001
Job posted on : 6 Jun 2001