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The peculiar case of Mingi

“I saw the elders grab the two-year-old girl. The baby was crying and the mother was crying but the elders were stronger. They took her and drowned her in the river.”

Marie Stopes files complaint following “baseless report”

Merie Stopes International Ethiopia has filed a complaint with the Ethiopian Charities and Societies Agency and the Bureau of Finance and Economic Development (BoFED). It demands a meeting following widespread news report of its demise in Ethiopia. It has since been deemed as “untrue and baseless”.

Technician kills EEU’s Technical head

The technical head of the Ethiopian Electric Utility Southern Addis Ababa Region has been killed by his co-worker this afternoon, The Reporter learnt.

The head Yitayal Kasahun was said to have been killed by the suspect Getnet Haile who was the technician (supervisor) in the Utility.

The environmentally-friendly eatery

A slum restaurant in Akaki-Kality is not what you would normally consider pioneering. However, one small eatery has proved revolutionary by becoming the first environmentally-friendly restaurant in Ethiopia.

Addis to institute air quality management system

Joins megacity air quality project by the US Visiting Addis Ababa this week, Sara Terry, senior policy advisor to the Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards under the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), has brought her team to initiate the work of air quality management system in the capital.

MP Hirpe Muleta passes away

Hirpe Muleta, one of the women lawmakers in the House of People’s Representatives, has passed away at the age of 64, the Communications Office of the House of People’s Representatives (HPR), announced on Thursday.

Local artistes join UNHCR to stem flow of migrants

Calling it “an innovative method of awareness raising”, the UNHCR is teaming up with local artistes via a music video on a campaign it calls, Dangerous Crossings Campaign. This is to be a strategy to help curb the flow of migrants that are destined to Europe and the Gulf States via war-torn Yemen.

The pioneer activist

Ethiopian heroine Sylvia Pankhurst would have been fighting for gender equality if she were alive today, according to her family.