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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.

Fast and delicious: fast food during the holidays

It is the most affluent part of the capital, where modernity came in earnest. It is where fast food restaurants do good business – the genuine and the imitated – and where the busy and fast growing Bole International Airport is located.

Healthcare exhibition to attract a number of internal players

Ethiopia’s biggest healthcare, medical, pharma and wellness technology trade show is to be held in Addis Ababa. Running for the 5th year and organized by Prana Events in collaboration with the Food Medicine and HealthCare Administration and Control Authority of Ethiopia, it is a three day event starting on May 17th.