ESAT News (March 1, 2017)
Mozambican police arrested 36 Ethiopians suspected of illegally entering the country. Africa Review reported quoting local media that the Ethiopians were arrested from a hideout in the northern Nampula Province.
According to police spokesman Mr. Zacarias Nacute, the Ethiopians were found in a house in Meconta District in Nampula after a tip-off by locals.
He said the repatriation efforts were underway.
Mozambique is said to have launched a crackdown on foreigners living in the country illegally.
Ethiopians leave their country in thousands every year fleeing political persecution and economic hardship.