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Fairways and foreign policy: Teeing off in the heart of diplomacy

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Beyond Borders: Ethiopian students chase dreams abroad

Local challenges push youth towards international scholarships In the corridors...

Graduating Isn’t Enough: Graduates, Job Seekers Face Bleak Employment Prospects

Demissie Fino, a 27-year-old graduate from Kotebe Teachers College,...

Uncovering Ethiopia’s Storied Past

Tracing the footsteps of the Prophet's companions in Afar...

Silenced and threatened: Gendered online abuse endangers Ethiopian women

Selam Abebe, a pseudonym used for privacy reasons, bravely...
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Ethiopia ratifies Paris Accord on climate change

Ethiopia has officially joined the global community consisting of some 194 nations who have so far endorsed and taken the first step for the implementation of the United Nation’s Convention Framework on Climate Change (UNFCCC) accord, otherwise known as the Paris Agreement, after lawmakers voted unanimously on Tuesday to ratify the draft bill.

Locally run Turkish schools counterclaim Gulen links

Considers name change as Turkey vows  to operate public schools Management of the Nejashi Ethio-Turkish International Schools, a chain of Turkish-run schools in Ethiopia, counterclaimed the government of Turkey which recently requested Ethiopia to close down the schools claiming they were linked with the Fethullahçı Terör Örgütü (FETÖ).

Civil servants to enjoy salary rise as House approves over 18 bln birr additional budget

Civil servants will get salary increment as of this month after the House of People's Representatives (HPR) approved some 18.26 billion birr worth of additional supplementary budget, which was requested by the Ministry of Finance and Economic Cooperation (MoFEC).

Yegna to continue after DFID split-up

Yegna Managing Director Solome Tadesse spoke on Tuesday of continuation of the project despite the UK Department for International Development (DFID)’s decision to cut its funding for the project. DFID has been working with Yegna for the past four years and had a plan to give it GBP 11.8 million between 2015 and 2018 through its partner Girl Effect. But DFID announced the end of its partnership with Yegna a few days ago.

New campaign to address traffic accidents

As the scourge of traffic accident keeps growing from year to year and becoming a leading cause of death in the nation like malaria, the government announced that it was adopting a new strategy which would be implemented nationwide to reduce fatality caused by traffic accidents.

Mapping to install satellite reference stations worth 400 mln birr

The Ethiopian Mapping Agency (EMA) said that it will install some 100 Continuously Operating Reference Stations (CORSs) that will provide satellite navigation systems capabilities across the country.

City roads reshuffles top management

Design for Akaki-Kaliti-Kilinto road to be revised The Addis Ababa City Road Authority (AACRA) undertook a new and sweeping reshuffling and restructuring program of its top-level management this week, introducing four new deputy managerial positions and divisions in the authority.

Olympics come early through sport for tomorrow

By Elyse Wurm For two weeks every four years, athletes of every culture, colour and creed descend on a single city to battle for sporting glory. Carrying the hope of their home nations on their shoulders, they attempt to run the fastest, jump the highest, throw the furthest and achieve other superhuman feats to mark their place in history.

Health insurance scheme likely to be replaced

In his first appearance before the House of People’s Representatives (HPR), the newly appointed Ministry of Health (MoH), Yifru Birhane (Prof.), disclosed that the National Social Health Insurance Scheme, which entered into effect following the promulgation of the Health Insurance Proclamation No.690/2010, may be up for revision or even replaced with another scheme due to the outstanding challenges the program has faced for the past six years.

The Western Christmas fever

The Ethiopian name for Christmas is Genna, which comes from the word Gennana (distinguished) and expresses the coming of the Jesus Christ.
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