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On aftermath of controversy, Oxfam reignites activist role

A year after Oxfam admitted of making a “serious error” in the hiring of a dismissed employee stationed in Haiti and rehiring him in Ethiopia accused on sexual violations, the new country director of Oxfam Ethiopia, Gezahegn Kebede Gebrehana, said that the new process put in place has ended the prospect of someone being hired in its local operation.

Qatar, AU to partner on irregular migration epidemic

As the status of thousands of Africans stranded in Libya is becoming an urgent priority within the African Union, the State of Qatar has announced an investment of 20 million USD to help evacuate vulnerable populations, including women and children from the war-torn nation.

China-Africa Peace and Security Initiative held in Addis

Following the success of a meeting held in Beijing on the issue of China – Africa Cooperation on peace and security, a follow-up meeting was held in Addis Ababa on Wednesday at Hilton Addis. At hand was on how to implement the China – Africa Peace Security Initiative.

US Embassy launches ‘Ethiopia Debates’

The United States Embassy in Addis Ababa is launching Ethiopia Debates as a nationwide program to encourage university students to debate and help improve their speaking skills and debate techniques.

East west connection

Becoming the first leader from West Africa to conduct an official visit to Ethiopia since Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) took office, Alfa Condé, President of Guinea, arrived in Addis Ababa in the middle of the week.

Draft proclamation liberates electoral board

A new proclamation, which provides for the establishment of National Electoral Board Ethiopia (NEBE), tabled before the House of People’s Representatives (HPR) on Wednesday, is to end the excessive interference of the Government of Ethiopia (GoE) on the electoral body of the nation, The Reporter has learnt.