Monday, April 15, 2024

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The differentiated leader

I recently took a training on team management and leadership, where I came across the term ‘differentiated’ leader which caught my interest. A differentiated...

Rethinking regulations on begging in Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, a city that embraces people from all corners of the country and the world, has undergone remarkable geographical expansion. What were once...

Inclusion for success: The participatory approach

"If you plan something for me without me, then it is against me." This French saying recently caught my attention and sparked my interest....
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Beware the blamers

I once penned an article delving into the futility of the blame game when it comes to problem-solving. In this game, individuals eagerly shift...

Relative worth: The perils and promise of comparison

People frequently engage in the act of comparing themselves to others. It serves as a form of self-validation, allowing us to evaluate our self-worth...

Unveiling the Paradox

In my recent op-ed piece, I delved into the disheartening outcomes of this year's school leaving examinations, highlighting the pressing need for a comprehensive...
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A loud cry for change

The recent announcement of examination scores has fueled discussions around our educational system's effectiveness. From my experience with the test, earning a pass for university was difficult with limited spots. However, anti-cheating measures changed this, making acceptance dependent on skills alone rather than other factors.

The paradox of remote life: A lonely crowd

As an Ethiopian student abroad, I found myself falling into the trap of getting used to loneliness. Despite becoming accustomed to the "remote life," especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, I believe that genuine relationships are best forged through physical proximity, as humans naturally thrive on social interaction.

Hope for relief

As the New Year begins, many are struggling under rising costs of living with no relief in sight. For some citizens, affording even one meal a day has become a challenge. Salaried employees have seen their monthly wages shrink under relentless pressure from all sides, powerless in the process. My hope is that salaries can keep pace with inflation this year, and that no one has to choose between earning an honest living and putting food on the table.
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Beyond educated illiteracy: Unlearning for genuine learning

In a country burdened by a growing number of universities and a recurring cycle of destructive wars, the true essence of learning seems to elude us. As we fail to glean lessons from the past, we must question the motives behind perpetuating futile conflicts and strive for a better future.
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