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Indian expat found dead

An Indian expat, Sukhdev Gupta was found dead in Bishoftu, Oromia Regional State, last week on June 8, 2019, The Reporter has learnt.

Lemn Sissay awarded PEN Pinter Prize

The Ethiopian born British playwright and activist, Lemn Sissay was awarded the 2019 recipient of the PEN Pinter Prize, named in honor of a celebrated Nobel recipient and British playwright Harold Pinter .

Sasakawa launches continental workshop program

The Sasakawa Africa Fund for Extension Education (SAFE) commenced its biennial continental technical workshop on Wednesday, aiming to conceptualize the process of mainstreaming Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA) filed level extension over African Universities and Agricultural Colleges.

A deserved accolade

The year was 1959; the people Catherine and Reginald Hamlin both Medical Doctors; the place, Addis Ababa. The couple responded to an announcement on one of the most prominent medical journals, The Lancet, to establish a midwifery school in Addis Ababa.

UNFPA Commemorates 50th year anniversary in Addis

The United Nations Fund for Population (UNFPA) marked its 50th year anniversary in Addis Ababa at Sheraton Addis, in the presence of Naltalia Kanem (MD), UNFPA’s executive director and President Sahile-Work Zewde. The event also commemorated its 25 years, of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) which was first held in Cairo in 1994.

Plan international targets gender equality

Plan International Ethiopia is set to collaborate with Girls Get Equal (GGE), the world’s biggest global campaign,demanding power, freedom and representation for young girls and women. The new campaign is to complement an international effort of Plan International, calling for gender equality and the feminist agenda.

Two organizations sign 37.7 mln birr MoU to rehabilitate, repatriate IDPs

Founded by Ethiopians in the diaspora, the Global Alliance for the Rights of Ethiopians (GARE) – a US-based Ethiopian rights group – has signed an agreement with World Vision to launch an over 37.7 million birr worth project, which aims at rehabilitating and repatriating millions of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in various parts of Ethiopia.

EU targets creative arts in Africa

Believing culture is an important frontier to support, the European Union’s(EU) Delegation to the African Union (AU) has organizedmusic collaborations with a dozen artists from 10 different nationalities of both continents.