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From extraordinary to ordinary

Under a clear blue African sky that is both humid and green at the same time in Gambella Regional State is where thousands of vulnerable South Sudanese refugees have found shelter.

Three year old stabbed to death

A 3-year-old Ethiopian refugee has been stabbed to death while celebrating her birthday in the United States. Held in custody and charged with first-degree murder is her former 30-year-old recently evicted neighbor who had become homeless.

Cushioning school-to-job transition

Yeshihasab Shiferaw, 23, has been unemployed since graduating from Gondar University in July 2017. Even though she graduated in Tourism Management she has not been able to get a job in that field. She is one of the hopeful fresh graduates registering at the Youth Employability Services center in Ginbot 20 Sub-city, Bahirdar.

MoLSA Certifies newly formed Employers’ Confederation

The Newly formed Employers’ Confederation gets accreditation from Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs (MoLSA).

The Confederation got its accreditation on May 31, 2018, a week after its official formation.

During its establishment, the Confederation has elected a president, three vice presidents and eight other executive committee members, who will serve for the coming four years.

Identifying traces of identities in languages

Tewodros Gebre, Assistant Professor at Addis Ababa University Folklore and Amharic Literature, presented his research Ethiopian Identity in Amharic Literature in the context of nationalism, representation in nation building, inclusion and participation. The presentation was organized by the Ethiopian Academy of Sciences at the National Museum on Thursday June 7.

Private educational institutions accused of violating directive

Despite an earlier directive which prohibited extension education programs in health and health related fields, the Higher Education Relevance and Quality Agency (HERQA) says a number of private health education institutions are still offering these disciplines in extension programs directly violating the directive.

Facing breast cancer head on

Can remembering the shape and feel of breasts save lives? Although appealing in theory, researches have never proved that breast self-examination minimizes the risk of dying of breast cancer.  

Latest conflict intensifies No. of IDPs

Following the conflict along the border of Gedeo and West Guji Zones of the Southern and Oromia Regional States, not less than 200,000 people are said to be internally displaced.

The report disclosed by UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs on May 10, 2018 indicated that there is only a limited support and assistance for the displaced people coming from both the Ethiopian government and donors.