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Risking lives in silence

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Bridging Continents

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Ethiopia’s job market

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Struggles of High-Rise Living

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Safety stuck on floor 1: Addis’ neglected elevators

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Refugee influx to worsen due to drought

EU, the Netherlands allot over 720 million birr for innovative programs The widespread drought situation in South Sudan and Somalia was feared to increase the number of refugees migrating to Ethiopia, and is expected to surpass earlier forecasts, the Ethiopian Administration for Refugees and Returnee Affairs (AARA) announced on Wednesday.

In the footsteps of Arthur Rimbaud

By Kaitlin Junod East Africa has long held an inexplicable allure for curious outsiders.

Richard Pankhurst – a titan of Ethiopian history

Richard Pankhurst (Prof.), a British national and one of the founders of the Institute of Ethiopian Studies of the Addis Ababa University and a true friend of Ethiopia, passed away this week. Pankhurst, who was born into a family of activists, recently suffered from a case of pneumonia, and had been battling Parkinson’s disease for some time.

Chaos caused by erratic motorists and careless pedestrians

By Esete Yeshitla It was a minor incident but speaks volumes about road safety awareness in Addis Ababa.

Commemorating Black History Month in Ethiopia

February was designated as Black History Month by President Gerald Ford in 1976 in the United States.

Water fund in talks with WB for USD 450 mln loan

The Water Resources Development Fund (WRDF) is finalizing talks with the World Bank Group to receive USD 450 million loan for projects that seek to develop waste water treatments.

Hide, skin traders claim tanneries manipulated market price

In the past two consecutive public holidays, the price of raw hides and skin has seen an unprecedented decline. The Ethiopian Raw Hides and Skin Suppliers’ Association (ERHSSA) lays blame on tanneries manipulating the market price to disrupt the normal course of supply.

Ethiopia’s pledge to handover Turkish schools to Marrif Foundation, shocks owners

School founders deny links with “FETO” During his five days official visit to Turkey, President Mulatu Teshome (PhD) has pledged to handover Turkish schools that have been operating for some 12 years in Ethiopia to Marrif Foundation – an entity that was recently established by the Government of Turkey.

WBG recommends prudent urban planning for emerging secondary cities

Financial sustainability of integrated housing program questionable Addis Ababa being the only city in Ethiopia which has progressed further on the scale of urbanization, urban development specialists working for the World Bank Group (WBG) urged Ethiopia to seize the opportunity with the burgeoning secondary cities through proper urban planning and management to avoid repeating the mistake of overcrowded, fragmented and costly urban centers in Africa.

Born Free Animal Rescue

By Kaitlin Junod At the Ensessakotteh animal rescue center, just 30 kilometers from Addis-Ababa, Dolo the lion lazily lay beneath a shady tree. Nearby, his friend was also enjoying a mid-afternoon nap, not a care in the world.
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