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Schools to reopen despite COVID-19 concerns

Closed for more than half the school year, the government has further relaxed restrictions to allow the reopening of schools amid the spread of COVID-19 across the country, leaving many parents in limbo.

Advisory teams to augment local policing

The Ministry of Peace (MoP) has prepared a manual for the active engagement of the community in advising the police on how to best protect the security of their localities and has trained the leadership of the Federal and Addis Ababa Police Commissions on the manual on Thursday, September 3, 2020.

A helping hand for South Omo

Jinka, the capital of South Omo Zone of the Southern Regional State is one of the destinations in the country where tourists flock too. Located 750 km from Addis Ababa, is also a center for sixteen indigenous ethnic groups as well as others pooled from the rest of the country.

Lycée accepts parents’ decry over hiked fees

Lycée Guébré-Mariam, a French community school, has been facing angry parents over its recent school fee price hike, until the school came up with certain adjustments that will impose a 20 percent added fee on those parents who can afford it, The Reporter has learnt.

USAID program to boost women’s role in education

The final report on Gender Audit for Female Leadership within the Ethiopian Education Sector has been released. The report examined women leadership in the sector which was found to be low and looked at the working conditions of women in a male-dominated sector.  

ICS closes its campus

The prestigious International Community School (ICS) of Addis Ababa is closing its doors for more than a month. Parents were forwarded an email announcing the closing of the school, due to the risks associated with it on Friday.

Alibaba, MiNT collaborate on training program

A month after Jack Ma, cofounder of Alibaba, visited the capital; a new training program is set to be launched in collaboration with the Alibaba Business School and the Ethiopian Ministry of Innovation and Technology.