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Ethiopian in UK passes away due to denial of medical treatment

Kelemua Mulat – an Ethiopian refugee, a mother of one and abandoned by the government of the United Kingdom, and denied essential lifesaving cancer treatment has passed. This comes as the United Kingdom restricts its immigration policy against migrants and refugees.

Cementing Africa’s infrastructure gap

Pmpiki Chdga, 27, is a resident of a small village called Maloukou in Congo-Brazzaville along the Congo River. Chdga, who is unemployed, says life in the village is a challenge as there is no employment opportunity. Maloukou is located 80km away from the capital, Brazzaville.

US Embassy condemns Gambella killings

The US Embassy in Addis Ababa condemned the gruesome killings, targeting aid workers. Two staff members of Action Against Hunger have tragically lost their lives, The Reporter has learnt.

Game changers in the making

These are ordinary people doing extraordinary things and they are set to make their mark in 2012 (EC). They are involved in many fields yet they each have great things in common - excellence.

New Education Roadmap: Salvation?

Although the history of modern education in Ethiopia can be traced back to the 1940s, the concept of formal and organized education is not new to the country on account of widespread church education offered to religious scholars and leaders which spans over many centuries in Ethiopia.

New film stirs controversy

Mere days after it made its premier at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), the newly adopted film from the 2005 novel, Sweetness in the Belly by Camilla Gibb is bringing unintended controversy, accused of whitewashing an Ethiopian story on social media, prompting the main actress to respond.  

Noble Person of the Year

Amare Aregawi, founder and general manager of Media and Communications Center, publisher of The Reporter and Reporter newspapers, has been honored with the Bego Sew (Noble Person) Award on Sunday September 1, 2019.

Consultancy firm sues government officials over defamation

ABH Partners, a health consultancy firm, has sued five government officials on the basis of defaming its goodwill and reputation following communiques the defendants have dispatched through social and mainstream media regarding a postgraduate program that Jimma University run in partnership with ABH in its Campus in Addis Ababa; the plaintiff has claimed 174.6 million birr in compensation for damages caused to its operation due to unlawful and misguided statements that the defendants released to the public.

Equal pay for equal work

One of the home works that awaited the once rebel group the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) when it took office from the military junta Derg in 1991 was reforming the civil service, so that it can fit the new political economic landscape.